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Old 08-12-2002, 07:58 PM   #1
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fdisk/partitioning in general question


i have 10 gig hard drive with win98 on it. i want to create a partition without having to destroy all the data i already have on there. id like to not have to buy partition magic. is doing this possible?

i saw an option to 'create partition out of free space' on one of the partition programs the slackware boot cd came with. what does that mean?
 
Old 08-12-2002, 08:19 PM   #2
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It will try to do it's best in not jacking up your existing partition, and using up any free space in winbloze to make a partition that you can install Linux on.

Now, YES you can resize Win98 with a program called FIPS. Check www.tucows.com for a copy.
 
Old 08-13-2002, 02:18 AM   #3
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