[clug] linux on laptops
clug at james.st
Wed Sep 6 08:06:47 GMT 2006
On Wed, 6 Sep 2006 08:54 am, Rodney Peters wrote:
> On the few laptops I've dealt with,
> the NTFS partition could not be shrunk to
> less than 50% of HDD.
That can be caused by Windows' swap file.
Boot into Windows, turn off Virtual Memory, backup and defrag.
Then boot into a Linux install and set the slider where you want.
Final touch is to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst
and change "Windows" to "Endless Frustration".
There is no perl one line hack
that a page of java won't do more elegantly.
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