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Old 05-13-2008, 02:29 PM   #1
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need to dual boot centos 5.1 with xp but centos is already installed.


well I need to use an app that has been designed not to work with vmware (I have no idea why but that's that they say (networksims.com). so I need to shrink my centos and install windows and then make sure that grub can reclaim the bootloader. how the heck do I do this, from shrink to reclaim of the bootloader? thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-13-2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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GParted or Parted Magic should work for the shrinking and this link explains xp/linux w/linux installed first.

http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_l...lled_first.htm
 
Old 05-13-2008, 08:06 PM   #3
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argg of course its a lvm so I guess I must figure that out.
 
Old 05-13-2008, 08:29 PM   #4
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Do you happen to have a spare old disk floating around you could use?
 
Old 05-13-2008, 08:40 PM   #5
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Do you happen to have a spare old disk floating around you could use?
you know what I don't but perhaps I should be a removable hard drive kit.
 
  


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