On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 18:05 -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:19:00PM +0000, Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> > Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > >On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 01:05:42PM -0800, tsai wrote:
> > >
> > >>Jerry,
> > >>
> > >>You read my mind. That was going to be my next question; how to get
> > >>around
> > >>the proprietary recovery section HP installed from the start. You hit the
> > >>nail on the head! I will try this soon.
> > >
> > >Yup. Basically, you just ignore it, leave it alone - anyway as long
> > >as MS-SP isn't bothered by it.
> > >
> > >////jerry
> > I have a HP laptop which came with a recovery partition. I don't have
> > windows on the laptop now but I used to and:
> > a) somewhere there is a utility to make recovery dvds which do the same
> > job so you can remove the recovery partition.
> > b) there is a HP backup and recovery utility - you might have to install
> > it from the HP software. There is an option to remove the recovery
> > partition with it.
> Sure, you can nuke the vendor maintenance slice if you want to and get
> rid of the MS stuff as well at the same time. But, the OP seemed to
> want to keep those and add FreeBSD to the system.
Thats how I read it too. That said I'll recognize you guys as the
experts- its been years since I had to dual boot! I seem to have
forgotten a lot of it... :)
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