Dual boot

Neil Winchurst neil at holsdev.vispa.com
Tue May 6 12:08:09 BST 2008


On Mon, 05 May 2008 11:23:11 -0700
Karl Klinger <karlok at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> Neil Winchurst wrote:
> > I am considering using parted (via qtparted) to make some room on the
> > HD to take the Hardy install. When I did this before I had Mandriva
> > as my distro and used the Mandrake program to partition the drive. I
> > have never used parted.
> 
> I would use gparted rather than qtparted.  From the qtparted home page: 
> "Warning:  QTParted is still in development".  The page was last updated 
> in 2005.
> 
> I have generally used the partitioner on the alternate install cd, 
> including resizing ntfs partitions, and have never run into problems.
> 
> Karl
> 
Thanks for that. You mention ntfs partitions. Using kdf my sda1
partition does not show the type. I assume it is ext3. Does it matter
which type it is?

Neil



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