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Old 10-06-2007, 12:07 PM   #1
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from fdisk to linux


if 1 format using fdisk can linux format the hard disk and then load its os
 
Old 10-06-2007, 12:35 PM   #2
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Should be able to if just partitioned and not formatted. It is better to fdisk with the installer program during install though.

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Old 10-06-2007, 01:04 PM   #3
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fdisk will only create partitions. The lInux installer will see the partition and set up the file system. As the previous reply suggests, all that is really required is the the disk have enough empty (unpartitioned) space. The installer will do the rest..

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