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Hello, it seems for some reason Red Hat 9 wont install on my old desktop. Pentium 200 MMX, 95 mb ram, 6 gig HDD. After Disk druid keep getting something like "this OS is not designed for the resources on this machine"... An attempt to setup a network server.
I tried to minimal installation. I also tried a text based installation. No change.
I will have to plan a hardware upgrade at some stage when I have the cash.
For now I want to install Red Hat 9 on my laptop as a workstation. This is Pentium 3 650 MHZ, 256 ram, 20 gid HDD of which 5 gig allocated to red hat with an ext3 partition.
I already have Red Hat 9 for Dummies book, plus Sybex Michael Jang's Mastering Red Hat 9. None of these mention anything about creating differnt partitions for such as usr, var, tmp etc....
I have noticed each time I used disk druid automatic, it creates boot and root by default.
My question is do we need to worry about these partition on later version of linux? If yes, then why does disk duid not promt me.? There wont be any other users accessing my linux workstation. All I need is development tools, Networking and ability to use multi medial.
Do I still need to setup, var, usr, temp, home, usr local, . Can someone help me understand the purpose of these partitions. Sorry for asking the obvious.