Re: dual-OS system
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ken keanon <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> As mentioned in my previous mail, I'll run a dual-OS system. Since l
> have only one drive, I'll divide it into two partitions, one for Win
> XP and one for Debian. I think this is a good way to start off. When
> one fails, I can use the other to troubelshoot via the Web. I forsee
> doing this a lot in the initial stage.
A few more words and you would have had a good brick.
> Question 1. How easy is it to switch from one OS to another? Is
> rebooting the only way?
> 2. Linux uses ext2 or ext3 filesystem, XP uses NTFS. Can files be
> swap between the two?
Yes, as long as it's a vanilla NTFS without any compression. If
you're using a 2.6 kernel, you also get write support.
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