[nycbug-talk] Dual boot IBM thinkpad T40?
Joshua S. Freeman
jfreeman at nybg.org
Tue Jul 26 15:47:54 EDT 2005
OK.. So, I'm getting down to business... Here's what I know:
I have the latest copy of Partition Magic.
This T43 has a 40GB drive and 768 MB of RAM... Fwiw, it also has a 1.6GHz
George R.... I received the link you sent me and will start checking it out
Okan.. I'm not sure I fully understand your guidance here and whether/how it
applies to me or not.
Can you further elucidate?
On 7/22/05 6:28 PM, "Okan Demirmen" <okan at demirmen.com> wrote:
> On Fri 2005.07.22 at 16:17 -0400, Joshua S. Freeman wrote:
>> I recently acquired a spanking brand new T40. It has XP Pro preinstalled.
>> I'm seriously considering setting it up either as a dual boot XP Pro/FreeBSD
>> laptop or simply FreeBSD...
>> I've never attempted either one of these tasks before. Any advice,
>> recommendations, etc. from this crowd?
> whatever you do, if you want hibernation, save space at the *beginning*
> of your disk, ram+video ram+a few more bytes. this is mine on OpenBSD:
> Starting Ending LBA Info:
> #: id C H S - C H S [ start: size ]
> 0: 16 0 1 1 - 270 216 55 [ 63: 4096000 ] OS/2 hidden
> (yes a little big, but i have *a lot* of ram)
> use tphdisk after creating/formating the slice to create the hibernate
> file...i'm sure there are instructions out there somewhere..
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