Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re:
- --- Carter Brey <cbrey@...> wrote:
> roberto wrote:
> > Well i'd like to understand one thing:
> > i see that Dell Utility partition 54,4 MB big.
> That is NOT the hidden
> > XP rescue partition Dell
> > told they installed on my system, is it?
> > I'd like to reformat the entire HD, keeping only
> that XP rescue hidden
> > partition. Is it possible?
> Yes, that is your Dell utility/rescue partition. I<snip>
> kept that while
> reformatting everything else on my HD in order to
> have dual boot
> capability on my D600. I used Partition Magic to
> wipe clean and reformat
> everything BUT the Dell utility partition, creating
> a small ntfs primary
> partition and a much larger extended ext3 partition
> including a linux
My 600m runs just fine in dual-boot (XP Pro and
Slackware 10.1) and the first thing I did when it came
in was delete all the crap Dell installed...
hda1: ntfs "C:"
hda2: Linux Swap
hda3: ext3 "/boot"
hda4: ext3 "/"