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Old 08-20-2003, 12:23 PM   #1
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Installing redhat

I have dabbed with mandrake for a while and i found that i don't like it and i want to try red hat. i got the disks but i don't know how to install redhat over the existing linux partitions and i can't find any tutorials telling me how to do this can anyone help me please!

Old 08-20-2003, 12:28 PM   #2
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red hat will detect your existing partitions and give you the option to change them or use the existing ones and format them.
Old 08-20-2003, 12:39 PM   #3
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Is that on the auto partition or the manual partition.

Old 08-20-2003, 12:43 PM   #4
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The Disk-Druid program that is run during RH installation will automatically do this for you. If I remember correctly, it will prompt you about this, and you chose the option that best suits you (for example: remove all Linux partitions).
Old 08-20-2003, 05:35 PM   #5
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use auto partition and check in the option delete all linux partitions and just press next and enter root password where required. if you want to keep your linux partitions use the manual partitioning option. just make sure you assign a root partition and swap space.thats it


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