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[ale] Installing Linux on Compaq



zeb wrote:
> I have a Compaq sr1650nx on which I wish to install Linux.  The Compaq comes 
> with WinXP installed on C:/ (hda1) and a "recovery partition" on D:/ (hda2).  
> I have a new drive that is not yet physically installed.  I want to add Linux 
> to this box without messing it up.  Any suggestions will be greatly 
> appreciated. 
>   

Mandriva will allow you to resize your existing Windows partition, use 
the other partition, or use the other drive.  I just did the 'resize 
Windows partition' method on my laptop and it installed without a hitch.
> Thanks, Zeb
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