On 07/07/2013 01:12 AM, Frank wrote:
I would like some help/opinions installing Fedora 19 on a new
which came with Windows 7 installed.
I have shrunk the Windows partition to 40 gigs ( it's an 80 gig hd) and now
have 4 partitions, two devoted to Windows and two empty ones...I plan to
in one of them.
Windows still boots fine after Gparted did it's work on the partitions.
chkdsk facility did check the installation after the partition re-sizing but
everything was fine.
I formatted the empty partitions with ext4, so the installation should
The thing I am concerned about is Grub - has anybody had problems
booting Windows after a Linux distruibution and Grub was installed ?
Any advice ??
Just installed Korora 19, which is supposed to be very close to Fedora.
There is Windows 7 and PCLOS-KDE-64 already on the disk. After a false
start with the live disk (first time loaded it hung after KDE
initialized, second time OK) and after all this, with Korora installed
and grub2 in use, windows boots, and the Linux systems boot. If I had my
druthers, I'd rather have original grub to boot everything from--for one
thing, the opening screen is prettier in PCLOS--and for another, I know
how to modify menu.lst if I need to. I don't know anything about Grub2.
Blessed are the peacemakers..for they shall be shot at from both sides.