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Old 10-09-2006, 01:27 PM   #1
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I have a question.... is it possible for me to install fedora on my XP hard drive. I think the drive is just one big partiton so would it be possible or would I have to reformat and do two partitions? I also have a secondary HDD I could use but would I need to use jumpers on thtem? they're both SATA II. I'm also not sure how to set jumpers on those. Thanks

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Old 10-10-2006, 05:17 PM   #2
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You can use Partition Magic to create a partition without having to reformat. Before donig so, make sure you BACK UP YOUR FILES!!!


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u dont need to set jumpers on SATA drives. U could use ya second drive for fedora, or ya can let fedora sort out ya partitions automatically. I would create a backup first tho before ya try. Also worth mentioning is that some linux distros dont like SATA, not sure if fedora does.
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Old 10-13-2006, 06:05 AM   #4
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Yeah, you can resize the XP partition and Fedora should install nicely. But like freestyler said... just in case BACK UP YOUR DATA! Good luck! Here are some links that may help:


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