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Lindsay judenlinz@o...
Thu Apr 28 02:43:12 NZST 2005


I did the same as you installing Ubuntu Warty 4.01 on NTFS.  I
understand Hoary 5.04 has ironed the problem out with NTFS, but I'd do
some further checking before installing.

On Mon, 2005-04-25 at 21:56 +1200, John Torrance wrote:
> Thanks for the info. I had no desire to start a distro war. I do have
> another question though. The last time I tried to load a dual boot
> system with Fedora and Windows XP with Grub, I completely stuffed up
> my boot sector and could not access windows. I found out later that it
> was recoverable but I buggered it up so badly, I had to "format C" and
> start again. This only seems to happen with the NTFS file system
> windows and not using the older system which I used successfully on my
> other computer. I am keen to load Ubuntu but am terrified of stuffing
> up my windows partition. Has anyone successfully loaded a dual bootup
> system with Ubuntu and Windows XP (NTFS)?
>  
> Cheers
> John
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