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Old 07-30-2004, 02:15 PM   #1
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help making linux partition


okay, i found a linux distro called damn small linux, that runs good on my pc, but i would like to install it to my hard drive now. i have windows 2000 installed on it, but it does not boot. people are saying use cfdisk, but i cant find a place to download it. is there an easy way to make a partition? i would just use the live-cd, but it crashed after being up for some time. so is there any way to format and make the partition with out having any os on it?
 
Old 07-30-2004, 02:33 PM   #2
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you can boot any live linux cd and use cfdisk from there to partition your disk...
 
Old 07-30-2004, 03:25 PM   #3
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ok, but how :/
 
Old 07-30-2004, 03:31 PM   #4
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win32sux; take a look at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Installation/Partition/index.html it is very explicite and defined. should help guide you through. those two references
are separate from each other so don,t run together. thank you.

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Old 07-30-2004, 04:22 PM   #5
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thanks penguin4, if you meant for that to be for me. i found it on that page and created the partition, and its installing now.
 
Old 07-30-2004, 08:13 PM   #6
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reveille; that is what lqo is about. u r welcomed if it helped and WAY TO GO! go go go have fun and enjoy linux always.
 
  


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