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Old 04-08-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
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Sorry to bother you but for an NTFS partion which is better?


Mandrake 9.2 or Fedora Core1?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:07 PM   #2
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You possibly explain this a little more? What about an NTFS partition?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:10 PM   #3
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Well I have an NTFS formatted drive with XP.

ANd I wanted to dual-boot.

But I'm trying to figure which works better with an NTFS partion.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:18 PM   #4
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That really doesn't matter. I mean, there is no difference as far as different distributions are concerned. You will have to create a couple of new partitions to hold Linux amd Linux swap.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:32 PM   #5
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thanks

which would you use if you had to choose?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:36 PM   #6
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/boot
/root
/swap
/home
and if u want
/usr/local


IMHO
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:47 PM   #7
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thanks

nut seriously...
MAndrake or Fedora?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 08:54 PM   #8
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Just take a pick. Flip a coin or something. I use Mandrake and have never tried Fedora. I'll tell you to go for Mandrake, someone else will say Fedora, someone will jump in and say SuSE, and so on. Those distros are all very comparable.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 09:09 PM   #9
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I'm going to go with Mandrake 9.2
 
Old 04-08-2004, 09:19 PM   #10
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</I>From: emagius | Posted: 4/8/2004 10:53:14 AM | Message Detail
And I'd recommend Mandrake over Fedora. Go for 10.0 -- if you're going for Mandrake (or Fedora), you're sacrificing stability as it is; you might as well get some cutting edge software out of the bargain.

As noted above, only the first disk is required. If you're uncomfortable with URPMI and/or the command line, however, you may want to go with the first two disks in order to get a "more complete" system right off the bat.</I>



Do you agree?
 
Old 04-08-2004, 09:59 PM   #11
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im going with mandrake 10

I know ... but

I'm on dial-up and want to make to sure.
 
Old 04-09-2004, 11:46 AM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by bosewicht
/boot
/root
/swap
/home
and if u want
/usr/local


IMHO
I didn't know there was a /swap directory
I'd say you would be fine just going with a / partition so you wouldn't have to worry about the sizing of each indivdual directory.
 
Old 04-09-2004, 02:19 PM   #13
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All you need to make is / and /swap
 
  


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