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Old 04-07-2007, 09:27 AM   #1
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Multiple distros on one box


Can multiple distributions run off of the same swap partition?
 
Old 04-07-2007, 09:33 AM   #2
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Yes--in fact, different Linux distros can share any type of partition---eg a common data area.
 
Old 04-20-2007, 04:32 AM   #3
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Talking follow up

last time i had a linux 0$ on my rig I didnt plan it out very well. this time i'm trying to create proper space for them. i allocated too much last time. how much is enough for ANY distro with about 50%% of it's packages?

Also This time I've partitioned with ext3 instead of ext2. can always go back and recreate them 1-2-3 but what are the differences?

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