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Old 10-22-2011, 01:18 PM   #1
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Help me with dual boot Ubuntu 11.10 with Win 7

Hi Guys,

I would like to dual boot my computer which already has Win 7(H P).It has three primary partitions(sys reserved,C:,DNTFS)) & an extended partition with one logical partition & unallocated space of 100GB.
Given the fact that Linux can boot from a logical partition & most Linux OS uses MBR,

i)Can i use the 100Gb unallocated space to install Ubuntu 11.10 with Live DVD??

ii)Do i have to create /boot ,/root ,/home & swap area when i install with Live DVD??If so,how??

iii)If yes,will it start with /dev/sda6 .../dev/sda9,with /dev/sda5 for first logical partition??

iv)Is it possible to view contents of other drive(C:,D: etc) from Linux environment,how ?

Thanks in advance..
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Don't you already have a thread very similar to this? I think the people watching that thread could answer these questions as well.
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