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Old 02-26-2004, 12:39 PM   #1
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How can I dual boot Gentoo and Windows?

My disk is currently nfts and fdisk says there is no unallocated free space, so what can i do? i dont' want to loose my windows partition....
Old 02-26-2004, 01:46 PM   #2
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2 options...

first, install another drive...

drives are cheap, used drives are cheaper

second... resize your ntfs partition using a partitioning tool. Caveat: or you'll
Google for `ntfs resize`
Old 02-26-2004, 06:00 PM   #3
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I use partition tragic, magic for all my ntfs resizing. I have never tried ntfsresize b/c I have a copy of PM8. It works really good for that purpose...but I do NOT use it for anything else.


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