Partition Problem during Installation

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http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi, I am trying to install openSUSE 11.2 from the installation DVD in a Windows XP SP3 system. I want to have a Dual Boot system, i.e. I do want to keep Windows for now. When it comes to the partitioner during installation, I get the following message concerning Windows: "Resize impossible due to inconsistent fs." Some information about my system: 1) It has a single partition, where Windows is located. No hidden partitions, no recovery partitions. 2) Swap file is deactivated. 3) Windows recovery is deactivated. 4) All updates have already been installed. 5) There are no installed programs, which bypass the OS to write to the disk. 6) Scandisk has been run. 7) Master table, metadata, system files and so on have been defragmented at boot time. 8) Data files have been defragmented. 9) Free space has been consolidated, with additional defragmentation pass. 10) Scandisk has been run again, with no errors found. I have found 2 possible solutions in internet, but I am not really convinced: 1) Make the installation program use LVS. Does it "always" work in normal cases? Wouldn't it be an inferior alternative when compared to the "normal" partition? 2) Use GParted (or similar). But if it is open source, if it does what the installer cannot and if it were so good, wouldn't openSUSE already have integrated it? Any other suggestion of how I could solve the original problem of "inconsistent fs."? Many thanks, Jonas. (Distributions)