Problem with XP partition

alex aradsky at
Fri Aug 31 00:42:56 UTC 2007

We've gotten away from the original posting. Does anyone have a solution 
for Manuel's problem?

James Takac wrote:
> On Friday 31 August 2007 04:27:17 Derek Broughton wrote:
>> alex wrote:
>>> 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....
>> I'm not seeing the difference.  It is a partition in the sense that you
>> have a drive with a DOS partition table - up to 4 "primary" partitions, the
>> first of which is generally where Windows is, one (or actually more) of
>> which my be "Extended" partitions containing further logical partitions.
>> When you install most Linux distros, if they find a Windows vfat partition,
>> they'll create a mount point for it, and map it in your /etc/fstab.  I'm
>> _not_ sure if Ubuntu does the same if the Windows partition is NTFS.
>> --
>> derek
> Hi Derek
> I've installed Ubuntu with xP using an NTFS partition b4, and yes it does the 
> same
> James

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