[Alug] Linux wins!

Richard Kettlewell rjk at terraraq.org.uk
Mon Sep 2 16:30:02 BST 2002


Kelly Ash <LadySpudz at HotPop.com> writes:
> What I'd like to know now is how differently an install is if it's
> going to be a Linux only machine?  I didn't do any partitioning for
> the current installation (dual with Win98se - each having their own
> hd) and let Linux go about it's business.  I want to wipe both hd's
> and start again from scratch with NO Win anything on here.
>
> Due to Malcolms kind offer, I'll be installing the ProSuite edition
> of Mandrake 8.2 and was curious as to how Linux will see/use 2 empty
> hd's.

There shouldn't be any problem, though I'm not familiar with Mandrake.
But I'm puzzled as to why you want to throw away your existing Linux
install and start again; why not just add the space currently used by
Windows to the Linux install instead?

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