Re: Partitioning a drive with Windows 7 already installed
2010/10/23 consul tores <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 2010/10/23 David Van Mosselbeen <email@example.com>:
>> Kinda late to reply on this, but yah...
>> My wife own a Compaq laptop with Windows 7 preinstalled. A few days ago i
>> have installed Debian testing (the daily netinst cd) on it. I have resized
>> the windows NTFS partition with the debian installer. Just select that
>> option to manualy manage the partition when you are on the partitions
>> screen. Then i created the needed linux partitions. Then installed the base
>> install and installed all my lovely toys.
>> All was ok, just got a little bonus issue, nothing to do with the
>> partitioning (i think). Grub not showing the windows 7 entry in the
>> bootloader menu. os-prober was been detecting 3 Windows operating systems
>> (1 win7 and 2 of Vista which i don't have). Had need to run update-grub to
>> get this issue fixed. Well, i still have an issue with showing 3 windows
>> operating systems in the bootloader, but that's another issue :) Maybe the
>> black magic of the Compaq recovery utility for Windows. I still need to
>> Anyway, i recommend you make a good backup before doing irreversible
>> Bah, i guess your install is already done a few days ago :) But so you
>> know about this one which i find kinda nice and easy to do.
>> Have a nice day all,
> Hello David
> Just by curiosity! Have you tested your HD using cfdisk, fdisk or sfdisk?
> could you please show the output?
Ooops, i send it privately; David, could you please show the output of
fdisk and sfdisk?
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