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Why does this article refer specifically to SSD?
 
Why does this article refer specifically to SSD?
  
== resize existing Windows parts? ==
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== <s>resize existing Windows parts?</s> ==
  
 
If a machine already has Windows installed, is it possible to resize that partition to make room for Linux? Or is a complete reinstall necessary? ⇔ <span style="font-size-adjust:0.54; font-family:Ovidius, 'Ovidius Script', 'Horizon BT', 'Final Frontier Old Style', Charcoal, Virtue, London, 'Old English Text MT';">[[User:ChristTrekker|ChristTrekker]]</span> 18:47, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
 
If a machine already has Windows installed, is it possible to resize that partition to make room for Linux? Or is a complete reinstall necessary? ⇔ <span style="font-size-adjust:0.54; font-family:Ovidius, 'Ovidius Script', 'Horizon BT', 'Final Frontier Old Style', Charcoal, Virtue, London, 'Old English Text MT';">[[User:ChristTrekker|ChristTrekker]]</span> 18:47, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
 
:[[Ntfs#Resizing_NTFS_partition]] ? -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 18:53, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
 
:[[Ntfs#Resizing_NTFS_partition]] ? -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 18:53, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
 
::Fantastic, thanks. I was hopeful the Arch ISO would contain the required tools, but I guess it's not that much to make a second CD. ⇔ <span style="font-size-adjust:0.54; font-family:Ovidius, 'Ovidius Script', 'Horizon BT', 'Final Frontier Old Style', Charcoal, Virtue, London, 'Old English Text MT';">[[User:ChristTrekker|ChristTrekker]]</span> 20:15, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
 
::Fantastic, thanks. I was hopeful the Arch ISO would contain the required tools, but I guess it's not that much to make a second CD. ⇔ <span style="font-size-adjust:0.54; font-family:Ovidius, 'Ovidius Script', 'Horizon BT', 'Final Frontier Old Style', Charcoal, Virtue, London, 'Old English Text MT';">[[User:ChristTrekker|ChristTrekker]]</span> 20:15, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
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:::I think it's  good idea to have e.g. System Rescue CD on hand, just in case :-).
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:::Closing. -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] ([[User talk:Karol|talk]]) 20:50, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

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==Considerations==
* Partition sizes <!-- separate section, or combined with schemes? -->
* File systems
* LVM

How does btrfs fit into that? It deals with storage pool / volumes, but it's still a filesystem. Or is it a too focused / advanced topic for this article?

Karol 19:05, 23 September 2010 (EDT)

SSD?

Why does this article refer specifically to SSD?

resize existing Windows parts?

If a machine already has Windows installed, is it possible to resize that partition to make room for Linux? Or is a complete reinstall necessary? ⇔ ChristTrekker 18:47, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

Ntfs#Resizing_NTFS_partition ? -- Karol (talk) 18:53, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
Fantastic, thanks. I was hopeful the Arch ISO would contain the required tools, but I guess it's not that much to make a second CD. ⇔ ChristTrekker 20:15, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
I think it's good idea to have e.g. System Rescue CD on hand, just in case :-).
Closing. -- Karol (talk) 20:50, 23 May 2013 (UTC)