OT OS X HD Partitioning, multiple OSs

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sat Dec 5 02:36:17 EST 2009


Depends on the machine. Not so easy on 1st Gen Macbook Pro. It can be done
by mortals but ugly,scary disassembly.
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Stephen Barncard
San Francisco
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2009/12/4 Jim Ault <jimaultwins at yahoo.com>

> Use the option of letting the vmware drive file auto-resize as needed, so
> start small.
>
> In case you find the 160 becomes too small...
> On my laptop I am doing a lot of video work, so I replaced the 160 Gb 5400
> rpm with a 500 Gb 7200 rpm.  Very easy to do.  Bought the drive for $110,
> and did the switch myself in 15 minutes.  The youtube video shows how.
>
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
>
>
> On Dec 4, 2009, at 9:30 PM, jim sims wrote:
>
>  I might be getting a 13" 160 GB  MacBook Pro
>>
>> I'm thinking of using VMware Fusion to add at least one version of Windows
>> or maybe more. This will hopefully be my travel machine that I want to use
>> for development while away, so I'd like to get all I might need in it.
>>
>> I usually don't have tons of music, movies, and stuff on my machine so I
>> think the 160 GB should do.
>>
>> What have other people done with their machines?
>>
>> What OS(s) have you loaded - XP, Vista,Windows 7?
>>
>> If Linux, what flavor might be the best/most common to develop for?
>>
>> How did you partition it? What sizes for each?
>>
>> What would you do differently if they did it over again (likely the most
>> informative question/answer!)?
>>
>> TIA
>> sims
>>
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