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Old 05-12-2004, 10:08 AM   #1
charlie.babitt
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slackware & logical partitions


I have the following partiontion configuration:

primary partition: win NTFS
ExtendedParttion containing
3gb FAT32
10GB FAT32
6GB EXT3
1GB Swap

Is it possible to install slackware 9.1 into the existing EXT3 partition
without repartitioning even if it's a logical partition. If yes, what do I have
to do different than in the tutorial here in this forum?
Or do I have to create a primary partition?! Which is pretty hard in my case,
since I have absolutly NO partitioning experience (you have to know, every
partition can be deleted/changed exept the NTFS and the 3gb FAT32)

Your help would be great that I can install slackware on my notebook, too.

Thanks
 
Old 05-12-2004, 04:25 PM   #2
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you can install it to the existing EXT3 logical partition....when you get to the "setup" part of the installation...do "addswap" and it will recognize the swap partition and add it to your etc/fstab...then the installer will ask where to install slackware, choose the EXT3 partition as your "/" and you can reformat it to either ext2, ext3 or riesersf...i have SuSE and slackware installed on logical partitions..
 
  


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