[Scottish] Xp Dual boot

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Wed Nov 17 09:55:50 GMT 2004

Colin.Speirs at scotland.gsi.gov.uk wrote:
> [snip]
> He runs XP2 as his main OS abut has disk space to spare. Is there any
> problem in repartitioning and reformating some odf that space and Dual
> booting? Does NTFS object?

I did this with knoppix and XP a while back, as knoppix has ntfs partition 
resizing tools included - possibly one of the scarier moments of my IT 
career.  It's doable, but you'll / he'll be in brown pants mode for the bulk 
of the time you spend doing it.  There are a variety of FAQs on the subject, 
no doubt a quick google for knoppix NTFS resize will throw up the best 

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