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Re: Dual Boot with WinXP



Norm wrote:
> I expected it to be this simple but it is not.  
> During the install I am presented with the correct representation of my
> physical hard drives, when I go to the custom partitioning part of the
> set up. The physical device that contains the current Microsoft boot
> partition shows correctly as 10 gig. the second partition presents
> itself as 47 gig which is the problem as the correct partitioning of
> this hard drive should show as 10gig, 20gig and the remaining
> approximately as 30 gig (probably actually 27gig).
> 
You probably have an extended partition that is 47 G with a 20 G
logical partition inside of it. So you have to ether create logical
partitions inside of it for Linux, or shrink the extended partition.

Mikkel
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