good partitioning program needed

John Heim jheim at
Thu Jun 1 16:12:54 UTC 2006

I think fdisk will work. But, again,  Win XP will slurp up any 
non-partitioned space on the HD. I'm not sure Win 98 will do that but if I 
were you, I'd create 1 32 Gb partition for Windows and then create another 
partition on the rest just to be safe.

At 05:14 PM 5/31/2006, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
>The thing I want is only to get about 30 gigabyte of space for windows, 
>and the rest for linux.
>So, the question I really was Asking was if fdisk will recognise a such 
>large disk.
>I will do only the windows partition. Then I will leave the rest of the 
>space unpartitioned and let the installation program for linux do it's things.
>Do you think that this wkill work for me?
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Raul A. Gallegos" <raul at>
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>>Kristoffer Gustafsson said the following on Wed, May 31, 2006 at 
>>08:04:46PM +0200:
>>>do you think that the fdisk can partition even the 200 gb drive I've gotten
>>Not if you want to use FAT32 because I think that FAT32 will only work
>>up to 137 GB or something. MS Windows will tell you that you cannot do
>>it for more than 32GB but that is not true.
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