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Old 01-22-2004, 06:48 PM   #1
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slackware vs redhat partitons


I usually do my RedHat installs int he follwoing way

/dev/hda1 /boot
/dev/hda2 swap
/dev/hda3 /


And that has worked fine for me, however I wish to install Slackware 8.0 on a 200mhz pentium laptop. I parititoned the disk at first liek i would for RedHat, but the install recognized my intended boot partiton as my linux native. My question is, is two partitons, one as "/" and one as "swap", fine for Slackware 8 install?
 
Old 01-22-2004, 06:55 PM   #2
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yes you can use just the two partitions, however, during the install you have an option to pick your target partitions. take a look at that during install, you should be able to tell slack where you want what.
good luck.
 
Old 01-22-2004, 07:37 PM   #3
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you might want to put your $HOME directory on a seperate partition also...........
 
Old 01-22-2004, 07:55 PM   #4
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alright, i will try installing with just two partitions. Maybe i will try doing a $HOME partiton with future installs as well
 
  


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