As far as I am concerned, I tend to have 1 partition for the system and a separate one for user data - this way, you don't wipe everything out if your system crashes. This saved my life a couple of times.
What do you need the 10GB FAT32 partition for? (I suspect the same purpose but with respect to Windows...?!?) Jud écrit: > On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 14:59:29 +0800, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > I read somewhere before that there were partition or boot problems after > > installing 5.1 beside winXP. Has anyone been able to do this > > successfully? Is there something not obvious that I need to set/tweak > > while during sysinstall? This partition has seen several versions of > > Mandrake and Redhat (Fedora is a flap, btw, IMO), and they all do it > > automatically as if assuming that users DO install their OS beside some > > Windows. But I have grown tired of the linux fad/hype and just wanna try > > my favorite server OS on it to see how it does too on the desktop. But > > at the same time, I need my XP very much. > > > > My 40G hardisk is currently partitioned like this..: 512MB Windows swap > > | 512MB Linux/Unix swap | 20G NTFS | 10G FAT32 | Rest = Linux/Unix > > > > Thanks in advance =) > > > > chael > > Everything should work just fine. Read the FAQ at the FreeBSD web site re > dual booting with Win as well as extensive prior discussions in this list > with detailed advice. (You can search for the latter at <URL: > http://freebsd.rambler.ru/>.) > > Jud > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"