FreeBSD 9 and Windows XP

Michael Ross gmx at
Sat Mar 9 22:24:43 UTC 2013

On Sat, 09 Mar 2013 21:27:45 +0100, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> On Sat,  9 Mar 2013 12:07:41 -0800 (PST),  
> leeoliveshackelford at wrote:
>> Good afternoon, FreeBSD enthusiasts.  Can FreeBSD 9.1 be
>> installed on a computer on which Windows XP currently
>> resides?
> Yes.
>> If so, how can this installation be done?
> First of all, you need a tool to make disk space available;
> you can do this by adding an additional hard disk, or by
> resizing the "Windows" partition. As "Windows" does not
> seem to provide native tools to do this

I may misremember, but Win7 does have a functional "shrink drive" in the  
drive administration console,
and I do think that was there in XP already.


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