[ILUG] cfdisk/lilo and WinXP/NTFS compatible?
bootsales at eircom.net
Tue Jan 15 01:45:15 GMT 2002
> From what I read on l-k, NTFS is hard to implement because there are no
>specs available, and you have to reverse engineer it, and there are issues
>with trade secrets and getting sued by Microsoft. I think the original NTFS
>project is dead, someone is doing a newer one that hopefully circumvents
>these issues, but hasn't got at far as write support yet.
>Even with partition magic NTFS resizing is problematic. For all intents
>and purposes, the answer to the question "Can I resize an NTFS partition?"
Partition Magic had problems with NTFS for Win2000 but this was resolved. I
have not tried it under XP yet. For resizing Partitions it is the safest
tool. When doing something like this always backup your Partitions first!!
More information about the ILUG