Subject Re: [ib-support] Duel Boot Machines
> Hi All,
> I am purchasing a new machine which I intend to duel boot between
> Windows XP Pro and Mandrake Linux 8.1. This machine will be used for
> development work of a Firebird based system. Half of the development
> work is in Java (Servlets) for which I intend to use Linux as the
> development environment (where possible). The other half is in Delphi
> (therefore windows :-().
> My question is this..
> If I partition the disk into at least 3 partitions (1 Linux, 1
> Windows, 1 data) with the data partition something like Fat32, can I use
> the same firebird database whether booted in Windows or Linux?
I can't see why it should not work. Obviously you trade in a little performance because
each os has its own filesystem that is better or more optimised. Consider Kylix then all
development could be in Linux.


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