OT OS X HD Partitioning, multiple OSs

Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com
Sat Dec 5 13:45:28 EST 2009


On 12/05/2009 at 01:30 PM, Colin Holgate wrote:

> The main advantage of Fusion and Parallels over Boot Camp
> is that you can carry on running your Mac apps, and can
> be dragging data directly between Mac OS and Windows, or
> directly opening a Mac document in a Windows application,
> while running Mac OS.

You can still do all of this if your Windows is installed in the BootCamp
partition. Both Parallels and Fusion will boot from a BootCamp partition.
One thing you gain with this approach is if there is an occasion that you
need full hardware support for a Windows app, you can boot Windows
natively. The speed of running natively is a pretty dramatic difference.
Also, you won't have to keep converting your hd file between Parallels and
Fusion. They will both comfortably use the same BootCamp partition (not at
the same time of course).

Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>





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