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Old 09-12-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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Dual booting Linux+WinXp


Hey guys, The computer i am installing CentOS 5.3 And Windows Xp On Both Will Not Have Internet (Just Operating A Lan Server)

However, I Successfully Installed Windows Xp, I boot the CentOS Installer And I Have Read The Partitioner Uses The Command Fdisk> I have No Idea How To Use This Command
Any help would be great, unless theres a graphical Partitioner On The Graphical Install (I only tried the text mode) any help would be great, Graphical Mode WOuld Be Slow On This Peace Of Junk Though XD
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Does Graphical Mode Have A Graphical Partition Editor Or Does It Still Use Fdisk>
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:32 PM   #2
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Hi 29t88,

one executes it with fdisk /dev/hda (if you have an ide-disc) or fdisk /dev/sda for a sata or scsi-disc.
Theres enough help within the command. p will print the current partitiontable.
q leaves without modifications. w writes the new table to the disc.... m for help and so on.

Markus
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:36 PM   #3
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29t88 sounds like quite the newbie. I would recommend the gparted boot CD or System Rescue CD: http://www.sysresccd.org

That will give you a graphical partitioner, less intimidating than fdisk. You can also try cfdisk, it's quite easy too.

But the CentOS installer should take care of all that for you. I don't see why you would have to mess with fdisk.
 
Old 09-12-2009, 04:55 PM   #4
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Hi 29t88,

one executes it with fdisk /dev/hda (if you have an ide-disc) or fdisk /dev/sda for a sata or scsi-disc.
Theres enough help within the command. p will print the current partitiontable.
q leaves without modifications. w writes the new table to the disc.... m for help and so on.

Markus
Cheers Helped Alot Hehehe,
And Yes I am Quite A Newbie When it Comes To This Kind Of Stuff> Im more Into Web Design, And C# + VB And Java Programming, Used To do a bit of hex programming to But yeh
 
  


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