1024 Cylinder Boundary Problem
I am new to Linux and I have already tried installing Fedora Core 3 and Alt Linux 2.3 distributions on my Dell Inspiron 2560 notebook that already has Windows XP installed on it. Both times I installed Linux, I could not boot Win XP. The Win XP partition could not be bootable because it crossed infamous 1024 cylinder boundary (as I was told). I really need to be able to use both, Win XP and Linux on my machine. I cannot shrink my Windows partition so it doesn't cross 1024 cylinder limit. What do I do? I've heard of some BIOS extensions and tools that somehow translate addresing of hard drives, but I couldn't find the tools themselves.
Any suggestions for overcoming the problem are welcome. My next try will be SuSE 9.3. Thanks in advance.