Re: Partition Magic
- Well, anyone interested in a FREE alternative; check out Ranish Partition
manager. Its currently running under DOS, but there may be a linux version
on it's way. It's small and lean enough to fit on a DOS floppy (boot disk?).
And it includes a boot manager too (altough not as flashy and graphical as
Do a search on yahoo for Ranish and you'll get to Mike Ranish' hp (and the
Perhaps one should set up (or ask him to set up) floppy images of a bootdisk
with the program on?
----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Sewell <bsewell@...>
Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 1999 4:40 PM
Subject: RE: [linux] Partition Magic
| From: Robert Sewell <bsewell@...>
| > >Its my understanding that the "lite" version is free to all but the
| > >version is comercial software and must be paid for.
| > What "lite" version? AFAIK there's only one partition magic 'lite',
| > that was licensed to BeOS.
| Versions have also been licensed to other dists, such as OpenLinux and
| Mandrake. The one with Mandrake is so useless (for my purposes) that I
| ended up using fips instead. In this version, you had three choices:
| 1. give Linux only one 300MB partition
| 2. give Linux only one 1 GB
| 3. give Linux everything available from the free space, leaving a mere
| 100MB free space for the other OS.
| Robert Sewell
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| Franklin, TN 37067
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- Peter Drumm wrote:
> From: "Peter Drumm" <pdrumm@...>The Lite version is what comes with several distros now. They say its
> On Tue, 19 Oct 1999 11:08:30 -0400, Jim Smullins wrote:
> >Its my understanding that the "lite" version is free to all but the other
> >version is comercial software and must be paid for.
> What "lite" version? AFAIK there's only one partition magic 'lite',
> that was licensed to BeOS.
calderas version of a trial program. Thses might be the puplishers edition
stuff that I am thinking of as well.
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> Peter Drumm <pdrumm@...>
> OS/2 Warp4, Caldera OpenLinux & BEos R4.5
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