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Re: [SLE] Linux partitioning
  • From: rnc-suse <rnc-suse@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 17:17:55 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0202231716320.744-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I did this with SuSE 7.0.. In order not to mess up the Master boot record
on the hard disk I put LILO on a floppy. When I want to boot Linux I use
the floppy to boot. Works well. There are ways to have the harddrive be
multiboot but just didn't want to take the risk.


On Sat, 23 Feb 2002, Grové Erasmus wrote:

> Can Linux filesystems be made at the ‘back’ of a hard disk ? Would creation
> of the filesystem at the back of the hard disk allow Linux to boot ?
> I have 40Gb hard disk, the first 32GB is allocted to NTFS and FAT32 . I am
> using Partion Magic Pro 7. This is on my ‘main’ hard disk. I have a 2nd
> 20Gb hard disk that I use to play with so I won’t mess up my hard disk.
> Grové Erasmus
> 53 Cottage street
> E14 0AA, UK
> +44 7949 051547

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