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Old 08-27-2002
Question how to install windows and linux

dear experts:

I have a system with that specification:

intel PII 266 MMX
10GB hard disk
64MB RAM


I want to install Mandrake 8.2 and windows me in the same box .. how can I do that .. I look for help in the net but all of those faq are complecated. and the partition software dos not support Ext3 . so how can I make that .. please some one explain me how can I do that and got a screen in the starting of the system to chose which OS to chose .. or any useful site explain that ..

with my thanks
# 2  
Old 08-27-2002
Dear Rude,

The partition software you are looking for is Acronis OS Selector 5.0. I have not used the software myself, (I use Partition Magic 7.0) but it looks like its pretty "Newbie"proof. The url is http://www.acronis.com/products/oss50/. Heres a short faq...

Acronis' exclusive file systems support includes FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Linux Ext2, Ext3, ReiserFS, and Linux Swap. You do not have to be an expert - our lightening-fast and reliable software makes all partition and administration operations as easy as one-two-three.

Operating systems supported
DOS
Windows 3.1 + DOS
Windows 95
Windows 95 OSR 2
Windows 98
Windows ME
Windows NT 3.1
Windows NT 3.5
Windows NT 3.51
Windows NT 4.0
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Linux (any distribution)
FreeBSD
Solaris
SCO UNIX
UNIXWARE
OS/2
BeOS
QNX
B-TRON
Special support for unknown systems



System requirements
i386 or better CPU
4 MB RAM for boot management
32 MB RAM for hard disk partition management
more than 32 MB RAM for large partition management

Good luck and let me know if that is what your looking for!!!

Last edited by Bodhi; 08-27-2002 at 08:58 PM..
# 3  
Old 08-27-2002
Question thank you

Dear Bodhi and all users

thank you for your help .. I prefer to work with a software that have been tested .. I want to install mandrake 8.2 and I have installed windows .. and I used fdisk to make 2 partitions .. C and D and I installed millenum in C .. does I need a partition software and does partition magic 7 work with win me and mandrake 8.2 if partition magic work then I will use it

thank you again
# 4  
Old 08-27-2002
Dear Rude,

Partition Magic does work with Windoze and Linux (but only ext2) if that isnt a problem. Try it out , its really simple to use!!!!!!

Last edited by Bodhi; 08-27-2002 at 09:55 PM..
# 5  
Old 08-28-2002
Hi,

The mandrake Linux has a tool called DiskDrake, that does de partition split for you. Its very easy to use.
# 6  
Old 08-28-2002
dear luiz_fer10

thank you verymuch >> I will check the mandrake manual for that feathers .. if I used that partition software .. will I got a window in the starting of the PC ask me which OS do I want to run


thank
 

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