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Old 12-06-2005, 02:31 AM   #1
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Partitioning question

It turned out that suse 9.3 didnt like my 115gb drive, it likes my 3 200gb drives, but when I startup the installation it only shows me that it's going to do something with 1 drive,what about the other 2 drives?

How do I partition three 200gb drives?

I use the initial installer to do it, or a gui, Im not much for command line anymore since the days of dos.

Thanks if you have a scheme that would work good with three 200gb drives.
Old 12-06-2005, 03:57 AM   #2
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man fdisk

or google it, that allows you to partition via linux CLI

Suse probably has a graphical partitioner somewhere, or if you are more inclined to do it in windows then use partition magic.

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You can do this through the partitioning option during install, just go "Expert", "Custom Configuration" (or something like that) at the Install summary page. The partitioner will allow you to select each drive and manually define the partitions

Or, you can do a default install onto one drive, and partition the other two through YAST after the install is finished and you have a bootable system.

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See the problem is that I dont know what to partition them, ext2, ext3, mount them as what? etc etc etc. I'll give man fdisk a read over but yes your right yast does have a gui partitioner, I just dont know what to make it.

P.s. its a quote the last line becuase I was so frustrated trying to get suse to install, turned out it didnt like my oddball 4th drive that was on a ide pci controller card, I unplugged it and suse installed right away.


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