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Hi, all. It is a newbie question. I have not used fdisk before and have the chance to try it now.
I have a hard disk with only 1 partition with windows98. Can I use the fdisk to make partition for the rest of the free space, without destroying windows? If so, do I need to "new" a primary partition for linux? or only "new" the extension for swap, /boot and / ?
Oh thank you very much guru Tinkster. It is an incredible speed.
I want to use linux fdisk to make use of the "free" space left by windows98. But there is only one partition hda1 on this hdd. I think probably I need some tools first to resize hdd and free some, say, 2G, and then use the fdisk to creat extension swap /boot and /. Is that correct?
Again, thank you Tinkster. I've managed to resize the partition (I should declar I did not use illegal software)
I was told that the partition where kernel resides (I think /boot) has been put beyond the 1024 cylindral limite. Sorry but I've been using auto-partition all-along and never encoutered this problem before. Anyway I proceeded. I'll see whether linux could boot after I install it.