Problem with XP partition

alex aradsky at
Thu Aug 30 14:25:49 UTC 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:
> alex wrote:
>> manuel mizael gonzalez contreras wrote:
>>> Hello, everything was going good, i was able to copy and paste on my xp
>>> partition in my ububtu,
>> This is confusing-----what do you mean by ' xp partition in your
>> ubuntu'?  Since when did ubuntu have a partition for windows?
> By default, iirc, as soon as you finish installing Ubuntu on a system that
> already has a Windows partition.  The partition is set up in /etc/fstab.
Is this a partition in the usual sese?  I've always thought of  a 
partition  as an identifiable selected area on the hard drive....


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