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I want to instll kanotix along side windows xp on my laptop. To do this do i have to partition my harddrive on windows or will the kanotix installer do ...
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- 05-07-2006 #1
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- 05-07-2006 #2
Kanotix has a partitioning tool integrated, I think it is QTparted. With this tool, you can shrink the windows partition and set up some partitions (e.g. in ext3 or ReiserFS format) for Kanotix. I recommend the following layout:
| windows partitions || swap (=2xRAM size) || / (~5GB) || /home (for your data) |Windows free since 2002 | computing since 1984
- 05-08-2006 #3
I agree with Kojak, I'd just like to mention that you should defragment your windows drive before playing around with partitioning. Oh, and backup your data