Dual boot Fedora 13 and Windows XP ???
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 15:03:20 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 10:08 -0400, Jesse Palser wrote:
> Dual boot Fedora 13 and Windows XP ???
> I formatted a 250GB HDD with NTFS and install Windows XP.
> I want to now install onto same HDD Fedora 13 and dual boot.
> I burned the Fedora 13 ISO to a CD and checked the MD5sum.
> I put into computer's CD drive and boot it.
> It boots fine into a working desktop.
> I click install icon, but do not see an option to dual boot Fedora 13
> and XP.
> On Ubuntu install, there is an option to shrink Windows partition to
> dual boot.
> I've Googled for hours but do not see a guide to dual boot F13 and XP.
> Can someone point me in the right direction?
You have to partition the disk, leaving at least one partition for each
system. One way is to download a live CD (or USB) copy of gparted, the
GNU Partition Editor. See http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
Gparted can resize your existing Windows partition and create a new one
(or more than one) for Linux. It's best to let Windows use the first
partition as that what it seems to expect, so just shrink it in place.
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