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[linux-dell-laptops] Re: New latitude CPt

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  • tomek k
    Hi, this is propably suspend-to-disk partition. tomek ... http://click.egroups.com/1/1704/3/_/4243/_/951232409/ ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 22, 2000
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      Hi,
      this is propably suspend-to-disk partition.
      tomek

      --- Brian Kane <bkane@...> wrote:
      >
      > OK, I have a new Dell latitude CPt with a 12GB disk.
      > There is a 110 MB
      > first partition. What is on this partition? I
      > assume Dell stuff.... Dare
      > I remove it?
      >
      > The remainder of the disk was FAT32, with Win98 on
      > it. I have since
      > clobbered that partition. I would like to do the
      > following:
      >
      > ~110 MB Dell partition
      > ~4000 MB FAT32 with Win98
      > ~4000 MB NTFS with Win2K (RC2 Prof for now)
      > ~1500 MB FAT16 (scratch area for all OSes)
      > ~128 MB Linux Swap
      > ~2000 MB Ext2, Linux /
      >
      > I wondering how this will work if at all. With the
      > first 4 partitions in
      > place and 98 and 2000 up and running, I had
      > difficulty creating the Ext22
      > partition in RH6.1 text setup process. It claims
      > that the boot partition is
      > too big?!? Does it really matter what the boot
      > partition is, especially if
      > I boot Linux with a floppy or boot all three OSes
      > with a boot manager?
      >
      > Anyway, I'd appreciate any insights on this, as well
      > as any recommendations
      > for the best way to triple boot the system so that
      > it is convenient to move
      > among the OSes. Can I somehow modify the 2000 boot
      > manager (NTLDR,
      > boot.ini?) to include Linux in my choices?
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Brian
      >
      >
      >
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