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Windows would be the first partition on the drive: primary, bootable.
Then the extended partition, which is just a container for the logical parititons.
Then I'd probably make the Linux partitions in this order:
swap : logical
/ (root) : logical, bootable
/home : logical
Of course, opinions vary on how to set up a partition scheme. That's mine.
When you install windows, it will overwrite the MBR with it's own bootloader, and Linux will not be bootable. Be careful during the installation of windows that is doesn't delete/reformat your Linux partitions because they're not windows partitions.
After windows is installed, use your Linux installation cd to boot into Linux, open a console, su to root, and run grub-install to restore the grub bootloader to the MBR (there's plenty of documentation around on how to do that).
Then, also as root, you will have to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst to make a menu entry for windows (there is also plenty of documentation for that).
If you want the windows partition mounted when you boot Linux so that you can view files in windows, you will have to make an entry to /etc/fstab.
For future reference, in researching Linux questions, www.google.com/linux is your friend. You will probably not have any problems that have not already been discovered and solved. Plus, using google first, you will often have the solution to your problem faster than waiting for someone on a bulletin board to respond to a question.
Last edited by bigrigdriver; 04-29-2008 at 03:24 PM.