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Old 03-20-2005, 07:11 PM   #1
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Wink Formatting???


I am currently using Windows XP (I know how to format Windows), I want to switch to Linux Red Hat 9. What I want to know is if I don't want to use Red Hat 9 anymore how would I format my hdd???
 
Old 03-20-2005, 08:40 PM   #2
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Re: Formatting???

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I am currently using Windows XP (I know how to format Windows), I want to switch to Linux Red Hat 9. What I want to know is if I don't want to use Red Hat 9 anymore how would I format my hdd???
The complete manual for Red Hat 9 is located here > http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/
 
Old 03-20-2005, 09:25 PM   #3
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Old 03-20-2005, 10:15 PM   #4
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Why would you use Red Hat 9? No more security updates, no more support of any kind and it is just old. If you want Red Hat, check out CentOS. Very similar but much more up to date and uses a 2.6 kernel so hardware detection is much better. It is basically Red Hat Enterprise Linux with all of Red Hat's trademarks cut out so you can legally redistribute it. RHEL software will run on CentOS too. It is also much more sleek then RH9.
 
Old 03-20-2005, 10:22 PM   #5
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Why would you use Red Hat 9? No more security updates, no more support of any kind and it is just old. If you want Red Hat, check out CentOS. Very similar but much more up to date and uses a 2.6 kernel so hardware detection is much better. It is basically Red Hat Enterprise Linux with all of Red Hat's trademarks cut out so you can legally redistribute it. RHEL software will run on CentOS too. It is also much more sleek then RH9.
 
Old 03-21-2005, 06:55 PM   #6
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I know that RH9 is out of date but because it is the operating system I use at school I just want to get the feel for it, security isn't really an issue with me anyways as I am not connected to the net...
 
  


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