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Re: Partition XP disk to add F-10 -

On Thu, 2009-02-19 at 12:20 -0800, Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin wildblue net> wrote:
> > Aldo Foot wrote:
> >> If you've already installed XP, use Gparted from the Live CD to resize
> >> the XP partition and make space for the F10 install.
> >>
> >> ~af
> >
> > The installer acts like it is going to re-size the Windows partition
> > if I just click on "Write changes to disk?"  I just got to that point
> > when I received your message.
> >
> > I'm tempted to let it do it!
> >
> > Bob
> The action "Write changes to disk?" is not resizing the partition. It's
> either going to take all of it or use available remaining disk space.
> I may be wrong, but I think there's an option to install Fedora on the
> remaining free space of the disk (with Win already installed).
> If you don't mind spending another hour installing Win... let it go.
> If you don't want to take chances, get the Live CD and it will be easier.
No Aldo - resizing ntfs, ext2 or ext3 partition is indeed an
installation option. It's in the installation guide...


and it works, I know because I have used it.


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