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mdfarez 01-06-2003 04:20 AM

Dual boot partitioning
 
Good day everyone,
Can someone helps to guide me step by step on how to do the partitioning using disk druid on my XP pro computer. I want to install RH8.My computer is using 20Gb with 384mhz sdram.The XP has ate up 5GB and the others is reserved for the RH8.But i don't know how to specify the /,boot and swap.Someone pleaseee...help me!U can email to me at farez@mimos.my.Thanks for all...Bye.

acid_kewpie 01-06-2003 04:30 AM

you will choose the partitions inside the redhat install... just follow the wizard.

deadbug 01-06-2003 08:09 AM

Chris is absolutely right. Right after choosing the installation type, your next screen will be the Disk Partitioing one. It has three options, choose the third: Keep all partitions and use existing free space.

Then the neat thing happens--Red Hat displays how it thinks it ought to use the space. Until you learn how (and why) to use a different approach, just use theirs.

That's all there is to setting up the partition.

yngwin 01-06-2003 05:19 PM

Or if you want to learn more read the Manual, or some partitioning howto (great site is www.tldp.org )


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