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Old 07-26-2001, 08:06 PM   #1
alameda
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10 gig hd


i am using mandrake 8.0 linux. i would like to use the entire 10 gig hd or a better part of it. 2 gig is not enough to load the stuff i want. i am still a newbie at this. support would not answer my question. thanks.
 
Old 07-26-2001, 09:50 PM   #2
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When you say 2G is not enough I am thinking you have a partition of 2G.

If you bios supports 10G it should show 10G available after you delete the 2G partition you can partition it any way you like.
 
Old 07-27-2001, 03:58 AM   #3
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i'm not really sure i see what the problem is... if you're trying to create a dual-boot system, then you can have 5 and 5, which is likely more than enough space on each side. but, if you just want to have linux on the box, then you simply create a boot, swap, and root partition. mandrake should do this automatically... it's probably the easiest way to install.
 
Old 07-27-2001, 07:45 AM   #4
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Load Linux up.... and install it on the whole hard drive using their disk druid or whatever to create the partitions you want, with the easiest this way:

Swap = 100 meg should be enough
/boot = 16 meg is plenty for boot
/ = rest of the hard drive which would be 9 gig and a little change.
 
  


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