Originally posted by paook
Linux has to be installed on an ext2 filesystem anyway, so the NTFS you're using for XP is irrelevant. I don't know if the installation process has any problem partitioning when the drive's originally NTFS, but I wouldn't think so. If it does, you can use PartitionMagic or some other utility to partition before the install.
hehe my linux runs on both JFS and ReiserFS. and hat it running on EXT3 before that
NTFS drives arent accessible from linux unless u recompile your kernel or insert the ntfs module to it.
then NTFS will be read-only