Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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Mike9746
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Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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I have an old Sony Viao, updated to Win 10, and I am trying to dual boot Mint 20 or Mint 19.3.
Everything goes along nicely until I get to creating the Linux Partition.

I used the Win 10 Disk Management to shrink the main volume, no problems and it shows 11.62 GB as Unallocated. So far so good.

BUT, when I then boot Mint 20 or Min 19.3 (tried both) and get to the create root/swap/home section
Linux shows 12583 MB as unusable.
The Plus sign used to create the root/swap/home is grayed out.

What went wrong and now what do I do?

MIKE

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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Mint 20 do not use swap

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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myface68 wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:41 pm
Mint 20 do not use swap
Pfft. Get your facts straight.
It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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My facts: Clean install on 2 ssd drives. Mint 19.3 no swap and Mint 20 on second hdd no swap. I let the install decide.

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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myface68 wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:55 am
My facts:
Your facts != actual facts.
It's pronounced kad-eye-cha, not kada-itcha.

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Re: Dual Boot Mint & Win 10 partition problems

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Kadaitcha Man

Thanks for the links, will give them a read and see if I can get this working.

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