[linux-help] Re: Making Windoz XP play nice with linux 9.0
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Michael Holmes wrote:
>I cannot get linux and windoz to play nice on my laptop. Linux will
>crash windoz when it is run ( booting failures and hanging log off's. )
>And linux will complain of check sum failures. These faults only show
>up when the other has been run. If linux is run consecutively, there is
>no problems; if windows is run consecutively, then there is no problems.
>I cannot figure out what to do. I want and need both. I used partition
>magic to set up 6 gig for linux and 30 gig for windoz. 512 meg for
>/boot and 1024 meg for /swap. Brand new hard drive ( as linux said too
>many failure to support the install ( check sum))
>I like the new install system on red hat 9.0 The very first thing it
>does is check the disk. ( I have been at 90 percent complete and have a
>install crash because of a corrupted download) I think the disk check
>is the best improvement, especially since most installs are from
>downloads of iso's.
I have never been happy with the results of using partition magic.
I always do my own partitioning for linux with fdisk after I have
already created the windoze partiton and installed Windoze on the first
part of the drive, and have never had problems.
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