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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Success
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 06:13:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085220828.2517.13.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 05:56, Clayton wrote:
> > I see your point here and I am so eager to install SuSE 9.1.
> > It's just that I can't ignore the messages I read. Especially
> > I am concerned with this issue about NTFS resizing described
> > in this review:
> >
> > http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1585840,00.asp
>
> Personally... I wouldn't use the SUSE installer to resize an NTFS
> partition. I've had no problems with FAT32 partitions, but NTFS
> and Linux don't play well together. Do it the easy way... use
> native Windows tools to do it. You can use some of the tools
> provided with Win2k (not sure about XP) or use a 3rd party tool
> like Partition Magic. Saves you a lot of grief and trouble.
>

Which version of Partition Magic will resize the only partition - NTFS
under XP? I've got my hands on a Dell D600 Latitude laptop that I wants
to downsize that single partition to open up room for either 8.2 Pro or
0.1 Pro.

Mike


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