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Old 07-10-2003, 01:23 PM   #1
Futureman
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uninstall mandrake 9.1 + preserve partitions


hello,

i have a system which dual boots win2k, and mandrake 9.1.....I would like to uninstall mandrake and install a diff linux distribution
-is there any way of doing this without deleting my linux partition/swap space?
-if so, do i just need my mandrake boot disk/cd's?

thanks
 
Old 07-10-2003, 01:27 PM   #2
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Yes. Just choose to format your linux partitions during new install and that will erase Mandrake.
 
Old 07-10-2003, 04:47 PM   #3
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If your /home is a seperate partition, I would recommend not re-formating that. That way you can keep your user data, and all you need to is migrate it to the new accounts that you create.
 
  


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