Suggestions for setting up partitions for dual boot - Boot Manager Tags: Dual Boot Boot Partition Last response: April 14, 2008 7:04 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share theedudenator April 14, 2008 5:31:57 AM Do I need a small initial partition for a boot manager? I want to do a dual boot of Ubunta and WinXP on my laptop. Or do I just need two separate partitions for each OS? More about : suggestions setting partitions dual boot boot manager | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove linux_0 April 14, 2008 7:04:28 AM install GRUB onto /dev/sda or /dev/hda then make 3 partitions /dev/sda1 /boot 128MB ext3 /dev/sda2 /windows 100GB or 50% of your disk NTFS /dev/sda3 / 100GB or 50% of your disk ext3 ubuntu partition GL | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Linux/Free BSD>Suggestions for setting up partitions for dual boot - Boot Manager> Related ressources: ForumProblems Setting Up Partitions for Dual Boot ForumCan I set up dual boot this way ForumPartitions and boot menu ForumDual Boot Partitions ForumPartitions,dual boot , video capture ForumHelp i tried setting up dual boot and now i cant get back to vista ForumSetting up Dual Boot Win98/2000 ForumBest Third Party Boot Manager ForumCan't dual boot after installing windows 8 ForumDual boot with 2 partitions , good or bad idea? ForumOne SSD, Two HDD to Dual Boot using Intel SRT ForumTrying to set up dual boot 7 and ubuntu ForumWhat would i need to set up a Dual boot XP and Vista? Forumdual boot set up ForumHow to install win 7 pro 64 and win xp 32 in RAID1 & as dual boot ? ForumMultiple boot choices at start- up Forumdual boot manager ? ForumBest way 2 prevent drives from being accesed in a dual boot system ForumBoot Problems ForumMulti Boot!?!?!? More resources !