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In the Slackware install you'll be able to use cfdisk to create a :
for Slack to go on to
Slack will automatically recognise and configure your Swap partition (in your case it will ask you whether you want to use /dev/hda3 as your Swap) - so you'll only need to create a Root partition - a full Slack install can fit on 3 gigs
If youve got 30 gigs free at the end of your drive, then you can safely use cfdisk from within the Slack install to create a Root partition in the free space - (choose type 83 to get a Linux filesystem for the partition)
I'm back, When I did cfdisk it showed me all partitions on my drive but when I tired to create a new partition from hda2, it wants to delete the whole partition and then make a new one. That partition has my redhat stuff. Is there a way to resize the existing partition and create space for new partition?
It's only an idea ( possibly risky/might not work) but you could try booting from the 1st RH9 cd rom and then choosing the option to update an existing installation - you should be able to get to the partitioning section - you might then be able to select /dev/hda2 - then click on Edit and then resize it by reducing the mb's -youd then have to recreate your swap partition next to the resized root partition - Red Hat needs the partitions to be contiguos - I'm not sure whether it will then save the partition table - if it did - you could then hopefully re-install the bootloader and then abort the update at that point - this is risky though and might not work - Master C's Parted is a safer/better bet.