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I want to dual boot MS XP and linux, probably Ubuntu or Fedora core 6. My setup: RAID 0 totaling 120gb + 250gb single drive. How should I divide it up?
Options:
1.Windows on RAID and Linux on single drive
2. Partition the RAID drives to have a 10 gb partition for windows, a 10 gb partition for linux, and another partition for all the programs, using the 250 as backup.
3. Other?

What do you think?
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To save the trouble of wrecking your RAID array, I'd just put your Linux partition(s) on the 250-gigger. It should not make too much performance difference, and will make drivers/kernel updates a lot easier.
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For the single drive partition posibilities, check out my FAQ
    
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I think Ill partition the 250 with a 20 windows and a 20 linux, and leave 210 and the RAID for data. I dont have a floppy drive so I wont be able to get windows working on the RAID.
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