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Old 08-29-2006, 09:58 PM   #1
jbumgar
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Having Trouble Partitioning Mepis 6


I'm having trouble getting Mepis 6 setup. 1st I go into Qpart and create a partion of 2.5 gig for my root? It won't say root. Next in the 2nd partition I create a swap file with 512 meg. That leaves about 27 gig left. But when I click on the last one to setup my home it won't let me. Anyway, I format what I have setup. Next I go into the customize partition setup and at the top is /root and to the right it says linux with the right amount of disk space. The swap file is ok. But where it says /home it says root with no choice to choose a home directory. What am I doing wrong?
 
Old 08-30-2006, 04:26 PM   #2
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Do you mean QTParted?

I believe SimplyMEPIS, including 6.0, wants at least 3GB for the root ("/") partition.
 
  


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