[ILUG] cfdisk/lilo and WinXP/NTFS compatible?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 14 18:07:39 GMT 2002
Quoting cout at eircom.net (cout at eircom.net):
> So I am wrong, so if linux can write to ntfs, I should be able mount
> the XP partition in such a way as the Mandrake Diskdrake can resize
> the partition.
I wouldn't count on that. To the best of my recollection, DiskDrake
is able to do its tricks because it understands the filesystem semantics
of ext2 and fat. Having it run on a kernel that knows how to write
files to NTFS won't magically teach DiskDrake about its semantics.
> What click through the 30 asp pages of Microsoft complaint pages,
> just to be told "There is no know solution for your problem", submit
> an email that says "Microsoft is the problem" only to be told
> "Microsoft software is better then open source software, that's why
> we nicked the BSD tcp stack, QED"? Well maybe later hehe.
I thought you might be shopping for a hobby. ;->
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