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Old 03-31-2006, 02:35 PM   #1
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Setting up partition


I have a P4 box with two hard drives in it both are 80 gig WD. I want to setup fedora core 4 on the master drive and the slave drive to share files between my windows computers. When I go thru the graphical install process how do I setup the partition using disk druid? What are the parameters what is the best way to set up the partitions.

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Old 03-31-2006, 02:47 PM   #2
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fc4 will use LVM by default, so you'll only have two actual partitions, a minimal /boot and the rest will be a physical volume to hold all the other partitions.
 
Old 03-31-2006, 02:49 PM   #3
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Ummm--I think you already asked this question on Linux-general. What's different here?

To share data with other computers (Windows included), the partitioning setup is not important.
 
Old 03-31-2006, 02:59 PM   #4
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more clarification

I need more clarification in how to setup the partitions manually given my setup info. I dont want to do a automatic
 
Old 03-31-2006, 03:06 PM   #5
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ugghhhh... Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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Old 03-31-2006, 03:12 PM   #6
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I need more clarification in how to setup the partitions manually given my setup info. I dont want to do a automatic
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I suggest that you respond to our questions and ideas so we know better how to help you.
Why do you need anything more than one partition for / + some swap space?

If you don't have a specific reason for creating lots of partitions, then don't mess with it.

How I would set this up:
Disk 1: ~15GB for Linux and apps (One partition eg EXT3 + some swap space), leave the rest empty for more distros, local backup, extra data space, etc. (Wait and see how you really need it)
Disk 2: Data partition, mounted to a folder in $HOME (ie in your personal directory).

External USB drive for backup
 
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