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    Mandriva on an XP box?


    Hey there,
    For a long while I had FC3 installed on my machine as an alternative to windows, but it being the middle of the school year I decided to switch back due to compatibility issues with things like the printer that were essential for a high school student.

    Its the summer now, and before school starts back up I decided I wanted to install both Windows and Mandrake 10.1 on my box so that when I wasn't doing things that required my OS to cuddle with Windows oriented formats, I could use an operating system that wouldn't lock up and crash on the hour.

    I just burned Mandriva 10.1 onto a disc (CD format-3 CDs), and I was wondering if I should be partitioning my drive right now. I remember with Fedora Core 3, my options were to create a new root partition to install to or reformat my Windows partition for a clean install, giving me few options to make any sort of dual boot.

    Thanks in advance =P

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    Mandriva/drake will give partition and boot options, too.

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    Hm...that was a little too automatic for me...I expected a little less 'click OK and we'll do it all for you' from any linux distro...
    Anyway...I'm having a sound issue now. My sound worked for the first half hour or so running mandrake, but then it just stopped. Anyone have an idea?

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    What happen after restart?
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    Quote Originally Posted by electronblue019
    Hm...that was a little too automatic for me...I expected a little less 'click OK and we'll do it all for you' from any linux distro...
    Well you can certainly expect it from Mandriva.

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