[Ilugc] setting up dual boot

Karthikeyan Venkatraman vgkarthick.78 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 17:18:42 IST 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 5:14 PM, kenneth gonsalves
<lawgon at thenilgiris.com>wrote:

> On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 17:10 +0530, Arun Venkataswamy wrote:
> > > Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> > > I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> > > Disk identifier: 0x00088787
> > >
> > >    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> > > /dev/sda1   *        2048   143362047    71680000   83  Linux
> > > /dev/sda2       143362048   215042047    35840000   83  Linux
> > > /dev/sda3       215042048   223234047     4096000   82  Linux swap /
> > > Solaris
> > > /dev/sda4       223234048   312581807    44673880    5  Extended
> > > /dev/sda5       223236096   312580095    44672000   83  Linux
> > >
>
> > It looks like you have allocated the entire disk space as various
> > partitions. I guess by free space, you mean one of the partitions is
> > empty
> > or un formatted. Try deleting the partition which has the free space.
> > Make
> > it un allocated disk space. Then mint might recognize this.
>
> this is my current partition - when I tried the dual boot, I had 40 GB
> of free space also.
>
> --
> regards
> Kenneth Gonsalves
>
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I have not come across your requirement. To my understanding with study to
the url it requires LVM for dual booting.

http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2011/06/20/dual-boot-fedora-15-and-ubuntu-11-04-with-either-side-on-an-lvm-partitioning-scheme/


-- 
Thanks,
V. Karthick

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