In article <nul>,
Felix Miata <nul> wrote:
>1537M for swapper is very wasteful. My swapper is only 251M.
>If 5537M is all you want to allocate to Linux, change P (/dev/hda12) to
>3600M ext2 or reiser for / and the boot loader, Q (dev/hda13) to
>125M-251M swap, & R (/dev/hda14) the balance to ext2 or reiser /home. In
>Linux, apps are generally intertwined with the OS, so only data on a
>separate partition makes good sense, at least until you are well past
>newbie stage with Linux.[/ref]
thanks, Felix. I shall resize those partitions as you suggest.
big question: will Yast ask me (not really sure how this
works) where to place these? come to think of it, since
that box has Winders on it, I guess I'll boot up W98, then
insert the first SuSE CD, then it'll offer me those various
>Not v9.0, but that is no matter if your BIOS doesn't support INT13X.
>I have SuSE in multiboot with doze and OS/2 on two machines. BM is the
>boot manager, which loads Grub on /dev/xdx5 when Linux is chosen. I do
>all partitioning with DFSee.
>Take a peek at URL below before you start.[/ref]
thanks for the pointer, I'll be studying it further in a few days.
I suppose I'd be potentially up against two problems: Linux
booting from that far out in the HD, and/or Boot Manager
being able to recognize and boot that partition, but I
installed the IBM fix a couple months ago so I think that
should be taken care of.