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Re: Question about dual-booting/VMware



--- "R. Kesler" <greautesk yahoo com> wrote:
> I'm a new Linux user and just downloaded Fedora Core
> 3.  I was planning on running a dual-boot
> configuration with WinXP Home Edition.  My computer
> has a C: partition (72GB) and a D: partition (4.66GB).
>  It is a Compaq and the D: partition is used as a
> system recovery partition.  I am more than experienced
> in a Microsoft environment and was wondering if my
> current configuration would cause any problems when I
> begin to install Fedora.  
> 
> What I really want to know is if I should create a
> 10GB partition in DOS then install Fedora and direct
> the installer to use the 10GB partition or should I
> let the Fedora installer create my partitions?  I know
> I will need a /root partition and a Linux swap
> partition.  Any help would be appreciated as I am new
> to Linux.
> 
> Also, anyone used Fedora with VMware?  I see that Red
> Hat 7.0-9.0 is compatible with VMware, as well as 
> RHEL AS/ES/WS 4.0 (32-bit), RHEL AS/ES/WS 2.1, 3.0,
> and 
> RHEL Advanced Server 2.1.  
> 
> Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated. 
> Thanks.
> 
> Richard
> 

I have a Win ME partition, 2 gig, and two Fedora Core partitions, 3 gig
and 5 gig. When I first used Fedora, I had windows on a 7 gig drive and
used my backup D drive for FedC1. I have read that there is a disk
partitioning program that will split your windows, or any partition,
for you. I think FedCores disks that have DiskDruid are able to do the
same thing. Don't brood over this to much because I have used Linux for
only one and a half months...

-Ice
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