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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] New with a question

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  • Stephen Lau
    Partition Magic 7.0 (the latest) and maybe 6.0 should be able to handle NTFS -steve ... -- stephen lau :: [slau@ucsd.edu] :: www.whacked.net :: ucsd/cse grad
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 28, 2001
      Partition Magic 7.0 (the latest) and maybe 6.0 should be able to handle
      NTFS

      -steve

      On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 02:15:36PM -0000, holmest@... wrote:
      > Hi all, I have just bought an Inspiron 8100 with XP. I want to dual
      > book with Linux, probably Mandrake 8 although possible Debian 2.2 r3.
      > The problem I have is that I need to repartition the disk. I have
      > tried partition magic 5.0 and it seems unable to resize the ntfs. I
      > have loooked at some of the posts that suggest fips, but am not sure
      > how to go about getting to fips. I have tried one of the Live Eval
      > Suse disks in the hope that at least I could repartition, but it
      > stopped at the Hardware detect stage.
      >
      > Any thoughts
      >
      >
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