26389Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: dual booting
- Apr 3, 2004roberto wrote:
> Sorry for me to be a little confusing.dimension of HD = 80 GB)
> At the moment, i have let's say three partitions on the HD:
> 1. dellutility (54,4 MB)
> 2. C: (74,4 GB)
> 3. "hidden partition" (as Dell names it) (all the rest up to the
>keeping a little space also for Windows, just to little usage testing.
> I want to install Linux, giving it as much space as possible, but
>and reistalling WS using DellUtility on the little free space left,
> I will sweep away the entire C:, then install Linux on say about 65 GB,
keeping the hidden partition untouched.
> Tell me if this is good.[... deleted a *lot* of text...]
> One last thing: What is WS cd Dell Gave me? What is its purpose?
> Than you and please be patient with me!
The simplest way would be to leave the 5.4G utility partition. Also
leave the Windows partition, but shrink it down. Then install Linux.
Warning: If you install Windows after installing Linux, Windows will
destroy the ability to boot into Linux.
A lot of us are working harder than we want, at things we don't like to
do. Why? ...In order to afford the sort of existence we don't care to live.
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