I want to know and also if I can use the yellow dog cd (the one meant for ps3) to shrink the partition size of the vista partition on my laptop. I plan on buying some laptop at walmart with vista on it and putting yellow dog on it for fun and also to try it out before committing to the ps3 to use it on too.

I want to know and also if I can use the yellow dog cd (the one meant for ps3) to shrink the partition size of the vista partition on my laptop. I plan on buying some laptop at walmart with vista on it and putting yellow dog on it for fun and also to try it out before committing to the ps3 to use it on too.

Is it okay to put Linux 2008 OS on an HP?

My uncle gave me a HP which he got from Walmart. He reformatted it but it doesn’t recognize any OS (it had Windows XP before). The sticker on the computer says it’s designed for Windows XP but I just bought Linux OS 2008 and want to try it. Will it screw anything up? I don’t want to pay 0+ for Windows XP or even deal with Microsoft anymore.