Re: new user question: debian on a Thinkpad T61
On Mon January 14 2008 03:47:32 Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 04:51:21PM -0500, Jimmy Wu wrote:
> > am not a big gamer. The only reason I would have Windows is because
> > there might be unforeseeable circumstances when I may run into Windows
> > only software. I am sure if I needed to, I could always shrink by
> > Debian partition later and install XP, right?
> As far as I know, M$ doesn't play friendly with other OS's. XP will want
> all the HD. You are best to install XP, then Debian. There may be ways
> around it but I'm guessing they would be very unpleasant.
Lenny installer had no problem shrinking the Vista partition and
setting up grub dual boot - actually triple boot on the T61 if you
keep the diag partition (recommended).