Fedora 8 and partitioning

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jul 27 20:04:41 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-07-27 at 10:08 -0700, Adil Drissi wrote:
> Hi,
> I have winXP installed in my laptop.
> When installing it i choose to create a new partition (D:) that i was intending to use for fedora8.
> After installing fedora 8, now i have both operating systems windows uses c: (20GB) i have D: accessible from windows that i can format to either FAT or NTFS, but fedora only uses the remaining space so now i cannot run any program, even mozilla does not work.
> So my question is if there is a way to increase fedora's partition, knowing that i have access to c: but not to d: from fedora.
> I'm using fedora8 because i'm intending to use a software that only runs in version 8.
> Thank you for advance
 To have fedora and WinXP on the same machine you do not create a partition D:.
When you install F8 you can re-format that partition as a ext3
p[partition as well as reallocate the space to handle the F8 system.
partd and gpartd can be used in Fedora to re-size partitions also.

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