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Well I planning to get Redhat Linux 8.0 Retail in the mail on Wednesday so I made a patition for Linux. Which is Fat32 is that alright and does it support Linux? Also is the retail just almost like instlal windows where you put the disc in and boot up the comp and it goes into the installation? If not how does it work? Thanks.
sorry to say this (unless you know already..) but 8.0 was generally regarding as a total duffer, full of bugs. 9.0 came out after a few months, and by all account is a vast vast improvement. (7.3 was also considerably better than 8.0)
you don't need to partition it yet, the installer will take care of that, including reformatting from crappy fat32 to your choice of a number of filesystems, e.g ext2, ext3, Xfs, reiserfs...
Its set so thats good :P but is there any possible way to upgrade to 8.0 without going out and buying 9.0? like is there patch or upgrade or anything that you cna dl? Also wha kind of problems are there with 8.0?
I ditched redhat a while ago now, there is no real way to upgrade to 9.0 without installing 9.0 as an upgrade. you can of course install the individual programs and such. You are aware that you can downlaod 9.0 free of charge or buy cdr's of 9.0 for only a few [unit of currency here]'s each perfectly legally.