[ILUG] Disk Partitioning
kenn at linux.ie
Fri Jan 28 23:01:09 GMT 2000
On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 11:01:48PM -0000, Barry Toomey wrote:
> The frequency of crashes and "illegal operations" on my Windoze98 box have
> reached an intolerable level, so a total reformat and reinstall seems the
> only course.
> It seems like an ideal opportunity to partition the disk and install Linux
> as well. ( I haven't used Linux before but I played with Unix System V on a
> mini system for years and loved every minute of it). For commercial
> reasonns I will have to keep Windoze on the box as well
> What is the best way of doing this? Is there an optimum partition size?
How big is the disk? And how many cylinders?
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