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Date:      Mon, 29 Dec 2003 01:26:20 -0700
From:      Aaron Siegel <bulk_mail@siegel-tech.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Julio Cesar <vanderlaars@online.ie>
Subject:   Re: Dual Boot WinXP + FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <200312290125.28540.bulk_mail@siegel-tech.net>
In-Reply-To: <002d01c3ccd7$8e806540$0100a8c0@julio>
References:  <MIEPLLIBMLEEABPDBIEGAEOGFBAA.fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com> <20031227231948.GA388@moo.holy.cow> <002d01c3ccd7$8e806540$0100a8c0@julio>

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Hello

I would recommend creating a Fat 32 partion for transferring files between=
=20
=46reeBSD and XP. This will work as long as you have not used all (four per=
=20
drive) of your primary partions.

> but when the instalation begun, I realized it couldn=B4t read mu NTFS dri=
ves
> so I thought the instalation wouldn=B4t work, then I ask you guys:

You are deleting the Linux ext* filesystem and replacing it with the FreeBS=
D=20
UFS? FreeBSD can read the unformatted partions.


On Saturday 27 December 2003 05:14 pm, Julio Cesar wrote:
> Hello everyone
> This is my first post here and I wanted to say that I looked for this info
> everywhere but didn=B4t find that=B4s why I=B4m making this simple questi=
on. I=B4m
> right now using Win XP but till yesterday I used to run a dual boot system
> (RedHat 9/XP) but I decided to send RH to Hell and replace it to FreeBSD
> but when the instalation begun, I realized it couldn=B4t read mu NTFS dri=
ves
> so I thought the instalation wouldn=B4t work, then I ask you guys:
>
> 1. Can I have another dual boot on my machine with XP (NTFS) and FreeBSD?
> 2. Where can I read more about the process of instalation to keep my XP
> partition alive?
>
> Thank You
>
>      Julio Cesar
>       MCP ID #3092980
>       PGP KEY ID 0x7086BA80
>       (81) 9139-0024
>       jcoliveira@celpe.com.br
>
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