>can work on W2k/NTFS
Yes it does (both), and can create ext2 , SWAP partitions, from within
WIN2000 and you can ensure that the Linux partitions is below the 8gig
issue.... It worked no problem with my 40 gig drive. Although it was a fat32
drive. Generally WIN2000 machines come with the drive partitioned as FAT32.
WIN2000 loader works the same as NT, but one thing that had me confused for
a while (although it was late!!) was I couldn't find the boot.ini file, even
though I had show all files checked in my folder settings....
Turns out WIN2000 hides system file even after you have this option
BTW paritionMagic is pretty good, but it is quite slow as it does exhaustive
testing as it works
Also sometimes you might need to go though the partitioning process twice to
create certain size partitions (e.g.: v -small from v- large)
Hope that helps
>From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
>Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2000 2:19 PM
>Subject: [ILUG] Mandrake, W2K, fips & Partition Magic.
>>Getting a new laptop today at work with Win200 installed presumably with
>NTFS. As they require that I maintain W2K for a few reasons, I want to
>partition the disk to dual-boot "Mandrake 7.1 Complete", which I'm
>picking up off someone later.
>>As I seriously doubt that even the latest incarnation of fips can split
>NTFS partitions, can someone tell me if Mandrake 7.1 Complete (as
>opposed to "Deluxe") comes with partition magic. I had heard somewhere
>that it does, and also if it can work on W2k/NTFS?
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