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Old 02-19-2003, 09:46 PM   #1
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Partioning Problem

I have a small computer which I am going to install Linux 7.1 on. The HD is only a 2GIG drive, so pretty barebones, and it is going with a server install to basically be an email and web server. I have tried to use the automatic partitioning; however, when it comes to the portion of the install to format and create the partions, I get an error message stating that /usr is short by 300 someodd MB and the installtion is aborted.

What would the minimum partion tables look like for a server install on a 2GIG drive? Or does anyone know what I can do to go around this problem?
Old 02-19-2003, 10:37 PM   #2
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i def. recommend not using automatic partitioning - you dont have enough space.
maybe check this for an idea of how much you'll need.
(its debian...but it'll apply to most distros)

if you install barebones (depends how barebones rh gets), then you should be fine. if you can fit it in, maybe try a different distro (hint, hint: debian)
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