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Old 07-21-2004, 04:56 AM   #1
andrewc
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How can I create a Fat32 Windows share partition on my RH9 install(dual boot w/XP)


Hi

Can anyone help me at all please. I have a dual boot (dual Hard drive) Win XP and Linux RH9 System.

I want to know if its possible to create a fat 32 partition on my RH9 hard drive (35gb free) so that I can create a drive to mount/share with my windows install. Bearing in mind this is post install as I forgot to set up the partition with disk druid when I installed RH9 (Duh!)

Are there any tools that work like partition magic for windows so I can create the partition without having to reinstall. I dont have enough space to create it on my Xp HD.

Thanks in Advance
 
Old 07-21-2004, 09:28 AM   #2
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If you have 35GB free, just open again diskdruid (prompt for root passwd) and create the new fat32 partition on that space. No big trouble.
Depending on the hdd layout, youŽll have to create logical partitions, but this isnŽt a problem. Both OSes can see them.
 
  


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