Use a nondestructive partition resizer (like PartitionMagic or GnuParted) to resize the big Windows primary partition to 10gb, leaving 10gb of unpartitioned space. Then (probably during the Linux installation, it may even automatically make all the partitons for you) make a 10gb extended partition (a partiton that carries logical partitons, to get around the 4 primary partiton limit). Put the rest of the partitons in there. All the Linux partitons can be logical, unlike Win98. Swap shouldn't be more than 500mb, and you may not need it at all if you have alot of ram. Don't see much use for the extra FAT partiton.
Last edited by aaa; 12-26-2003 at 09:26 AM.