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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Success
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 24 May 2004 11:34:19 -0700
  • Message-id: <1085361884.1945.20.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
I dont remember if PM7.0 is rated for W2k if it is I can send you a copy
or you can try Knoppix 3.4 dated 5-10-04

I hope your not too far outside the USA.

CWSIV

On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 04:10, Janus Sandsgaard wrote:
> On Saturday 22 May 2004 11:56, Clayton wrote:
>
> > Personally... I wouldn't use the SUSE installer to resize an NTFS
> > partition.
>
> I had the same opinion until I succesfully did NTFS resize with SuSE 9.0 on a
> few machines a work. It's just that it sound as if there is a bug in 9.1.
>
> > I've had no problems with FAT32 partitions, but NTFS
> > and Linux don't play well together.
>
> Sad, because NTFS have been standard on Win for a long time. Of cource you can
> make a FAT32 for file exchange between the two OSs, but the ability to resize
> and read data from a NTFS partition (with YaST, not some extra application
> sold seperatly) is a must in a world with a lot of Windows users and -PCs.
>
> > 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.
>
> What are the partition tools called in Win2k? I do not want to buy Partition
> Magic.
>
> Janus
>
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> Department of Technology and Social Science.
> International Development Studies.
> ESST - Society, Science and Technology in Europe.
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