[xubuntu-users] Installing XU in monopolized disk

João Santiago exalowprofile at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 21:43:06 GMT 2007


i tried the GParted Live CD and i just found out that it doesn't recognize
my RAID0 config... how can i fix this? i have a DFI NF4-UT SLI mobo and the
RAID controller is from nvidia

On 3/20/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> my computer is used almost exclusively by myself. about giving letters to
> linux root partition... well i never made it so I'm a bit in the dark but
> already searching for info
>
> On 3/20/07, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > The Ext3 windows driver does have some limitations, though . . .
> >
> > From the website ( http://www.fs-driver.org/faq.html#acc_right_limit ):
> >
> > "The current version of the Ext2 file system driver does not maintain *access
> > rights*. All users can access all the Ext2 volumes that a drive letter
> > is created for. For example, if a drive letter has been created for an Ext2
> > volume, which is the root volume of a Linux installation, you can simply
> > read and modify files such as /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow. User names are
> > readable and passwords of these users can be quite easily cracked and
> > modified!
> >
> > Therefore the current Ext2 file system driver does *not* fit for
> > installations which require restrictive rights policies. It should be
> > sufficient for your computer at home, which is used by one or a few users
> > only. Furthermore, you should create drive letters for a root volume of a
> > Linux installation only if you know exactly what you are doing."
> > Jim
> >
> >
> > On 3/20/07, Joshua Gardner < mellowcellofellow at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Actually, if you want good interoperability, make /home ext3 and
> > > install the ext3 driver for windows. I don't have XP here so I sort of
> > > forgot that that was an option. So, partitioning could look like this:
> > >
> > >                 NTFS WinXP partition, Ext3 Xubuntu / partition, Ext2
> > > Xubuntu /home partititon (put this as Documents and Settings in WinXP
> > > somehow), swap partition.
> > >
> > > -Josh
> > >
> > > On 3/20/07, Adam Miller < maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > You can read them, but not write to them .... you are actually able
> > > > to write to them with the help of a third party library but I can't vouch
> > > > for its stability.
> > > >
> > > > -Adam
> > > >
> > > > On 3/20/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > win ntfs, /home (why not ext3?), Xu ext3, swap      I have another
> > > > > HD with lots of stuff but its NTFS, can i read those files from Xu?
> > > > >
> > > > > On 3/19/07, Joshua Gardner <mellowcellofellow at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > In that setup, make /home a FAT32 FS, and you forgot xubuntu
> > > > > > swap.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Josh
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 3/19/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > What do you think about this scheme: Windows NTFS, /home
> > > > > > > partition, xubuntu Ext3
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > btw: Ubuntu can't write to NTFS partitions right? but it can
> > > > > > > read them, does that mean that i can, for instance, open, from within
> > > > > > > xubuntu,  a movie file located in the NTFS partition?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 3/19/07, Vincent < imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On 19/03/07, Daniel Bodanske < daengbo at gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > If you can wait until next month's release, the installer
> > > > > > > > > will also
> > > > > > > > > have the option of installing to your windows partition,
> > > > > > > > > guaranteeing
> > > > > > > > > no data loss since the Xubuntu system will just be a disk
> > > > > > > > > image file
> > > > > > > > > in your old partition.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Dan
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > On 3/19/07, Adam Miller < maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > Defragment your windows partition and then run the
> > > > > > > > > Xubuntu live cd, there is
> > > > > > > > > > an option for partition resizing during the
> > > > > > > > > installation.
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > -Adam
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > On 3/18/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com>
> > > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > I want to install XU or Ubuntu in my pc but the disk
> > > > > > > > > (in raid0) has only
> > > > > > > > > > one partition that occupies the hole disk.
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > I want to keep my Windows partition and Data and
> > > > > > > > > install Xu. How should i
> > > > > > > > > > proceed to avoid data loss? (i already made a backup)
> > > > > > > > > > >
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> > > > > > > > I don't think you want to do that (already), especially not
> > > > > > > > because perhaps you'd later still want it on a separate partition, but also
> > > > > > > > because it is relatively new. I'd go for partition resizing. Though you
> > > > > > > > might still want to wait for Feisty because it can import you Windows
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