Dual boot Fedora 13 and Windows XP ???

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 17:21:12 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 22:11 +0530, Ankur Sinha wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 10:33 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > 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 
> Another way:
> In XP:
> right click on My Computer > Manage > Disk Management > shrink your
> drive and leave unallocated space for Fedora.
> Once this is done, reboot with your fedora dvd in the drive, choose the
> unallocated space as your install location and continue.

Yes, that will work as long as a single Linux partition is enough. Some
people like separate partitions for /home, swap etc., though you can get
much the same effect via LVM.


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