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Old 05-27-2002, 12:34 PM   #1
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Question partioning HD for linux

What is the best HD partioner to use?
please point me to a website
Old 05-27-2002, 12:56 PM   #2
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Dependingo on the distro, you'll have several optons at install.

But after that, all you have is fdisk and its variants. (cfdisk is the best for newbies, IMHO).

You can also use commercial apps, like partition magic, I think.

Old 05-27-2002, 12:59 PM   #3
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i am about to install mandrake 8.2
so r u saying i dont need to partion b4 install because i have heard MD8.2 has its own partition maker
Old 05-27-2002, 01:47 PM   #4
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Yes, it has its' own. And it's really easy to use.
Old 05-29-2002, 09:57 PM   #5
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I am running Drake 8.2 myself and, yes, it has a very easy to use partition program that you can use during the install. Just choose the option to customize your partitions. You can set up Linux as well as FAT (Windows) partitions in it.


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