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Old 09-22-2003, 10:51 PM   #1
QuTaR
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how to format Hard drive??


hi all, iv got damn small linux, and i what to know how i can format the hard drive, iv tryed fdisk, and format.com(windows 98 boot disk) but files are still left on hard drive

any input will help
 
Old 09-22-2003, 11:19 PM   #2
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Which Flavor? Which Ver.??

Its easier to use a Linux Bootable Disk & format your drive(s) using the same. (I am reffr. to my own exp. in RH versions)

Hope others/experts can help u further.

Hakeem.
 
Old 09-22-2003, 11:21 PM   #3
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According to the install instructions you need to create a linux partition. Down load the boot disk from ttp://www.toms.net/rb/
Which has the linux fdisk and mke2fs on it.

If you want to keep Windows 98 you will need to resize existing partitions.
 
Old 09-22-2003, 11:23 PM   #4
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So sorry. I meant the 1st CD of RH 7x,8x or 9x installation CD's &
to my knowledge these are automatically bootable ones!!!.

Good Luck!!
 
  


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