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Old 09-25-2001, 11:04 PM   #1
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Slackware install: using cfdisk to create mount points

I tried to install Slackware 8 today; tried to use cfdisk. I created 3 partitions: swap (256MB), and two others, which are *SUPPOSED* to be /boot (15MB) and / (1000MB).

How can I select mount points with cfdisk? Like, how can I tell it that "This partition is /boot" or "This partition is /"; something like that. Thanks in advance!

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Old 09-27-2001, 11:50 AM   #2
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Slackware Setup does this

If I remember right, the Setup program included with Slackware does this for you. Remember to change the type of the partitions to Linux and Linux Swap with cfdisk, though.
Old 09-27-2001, 02:36 PM   #3
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FallingFrog is correct. The setup program is where you set your mount points - all (c)fdisk does is create the partitions.


Old 09-28-2001, 07:15 PM   #4
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Thanks! I have determined that as I have installed Slack...with no X. I'll have to figure that out.

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