[fedora-india] Help regarding Fedora 13 Installation (dual-boot)

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 08:50:30 UTC 2010


 On 07/30/2010 02:06 PM, Suchakra wrote:
> Hi,
> Lots of guys are coming up to me asking how to dual boot Fedora 13 and
> Win (XP/7/Vista) on their systems. I guide them to manually partition
> their drives during Installation and have a separate free space for
> creating ext and swap partitions so as to avoid any hassles during
> installation. However many people are coming with just a SINGLE
> partition on the whole disk, having Windows and wish to install
> Fedora. The Fedora 13 installation is having a 'shrink' feature as I
> see. I tried it on a Windows VM in VirtualBox but it erased Windows
> and installed Fedora.

This should be reported esp if it can be reproduced in a physical
machine.  Otherwise gparted should work fine.  As always recommend
backups before doing installations or upgrades.

Rahul


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