[clug] XP and partitions

Simon Burton simon at arrowtheory.com
Tue Jun 1 09:15:01 GMT 2004

On Tue, 1 Jun 2004 10:10:19 +1000
"Collins, Steve" <Steve.Collins at industry.gov.au> wrote:

> I've set up several boxes (laptop and desktop) this way.  The general approach is:
> - - Install XP on machine
> - - Partition HDD to keep XP in a partition of size n (where n is the size you need) using partitioning tool of choice (I use Partition Manager - http://www.partition-manager.com/)
> - - Start up CD-based install of distro of choice (I am a RH/Fedora person, but I imagine it's not much different across distros)
> - - Smart installer sets up Linux in empty partition space/other drive and intelligently partitions for you (with or without user intervention)
> - - GRUB/LILO manages boot time OS selection

Well, the linux install is already there. Also win98. So I'm wondering if I can put XP on it _post_ linux install.


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