Fedora Core 5 linux & windows XP dual boot

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  1. Tru_Snoop

    Tru_Snoop Registered Member

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    Hey guys;

    I have installed Windows XP and Fedora Core 5 linux as dual boot. I use both of them and they both work fine. However, I have given Linux too much disk space, like 15GB, which I believe is way too much, besides I need some extra space for my windows xp. I have tried Partition magic but it can't work with "ext3" partitions. I tried to uninstall Fodora, but when I did, windows xp won't load because it was using the BootLoader by Fedora (which was removed). So I had to install fedora again on 15GB partition. I want to keep Fedora but with less disk space (or partition). How to deal with this problem?

    Is there a way to resize "ext3" partition? or Is there a way to uninstall fedora and make my windows XP load up? How to deal with it?

    thank you.
    bye.
     
  2. sosaiso

    sosaiso Registered Member

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    I don't know about getting rid of Fedora, but it should have a built in partition manager. I have SUSE running on my machine, and I know I have a partition manager.

    Otherwise, the GParted Live CD works fairly well in my experience.
     
  3. iceni60

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    you can definately use gparted, you're using gnome aren't you? try running it, it might work without having to burn the livecd by shrinking the partition during a reboot??

    or if you uninstall Fedora try running fix MBR with the windows disk.
     
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