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The computer itself has 4 x 146 gb hard drives but RH was preloaded when the machine came from Dell. I'd really want to be able to set it up so I can have room for backups and space it out better. If anyone can give me some advice on the best structuring or some examples of maybe what you would do, it'd be greatly appreciated.
Now the strucutre you see above, may not be the best format or layout. I'm open to hearing some other possible layouts but the main area I'm interested in is learning how to change the one huge block of space (the 4 drives), into more consolidated filesystems.
Second question I had was, I currently have a box that uses Grub to Dual Boot Windows XP and RH9. I've considered using partition magic again to increase the amount of space I partioned for Linux and reducing the amount I had for XP. Since I'm using RH more and more and XP less and less. Would this be safe to do using Partiion Magic. It seems like it would be but just because it sounds simple doesnt mean it would resolve simple. If anyone has any opinoins on this too , I'm all ears.
Thank you in advance for any advice or suggestiosn.
The computer isnt running windows. The 2nd computer I was talking about in question #2 is different from the the computer in my frist question. So leaving the windows partition isnt really an option. Since this computer came configured from Dell, I'm afraid to reformat because god know what they did in setting it up. I'm sorta left to having to fix what they sent.
I just dont like having that one monster filesystem heh.
See I'm not all that RAID knowledgeable to begin with, but I have done some reading on it from google.
I know it is RAID cause I see it load up in BIOS when the computer is booting up. So that brings up the question, does this affect how I make the filesystems off that one big drive. What does it impact now and what does it affect in terms of what I want to do.