[ILUG] Win2000 partitions
jac1 at student.cs.ucc.ie
Thu Jul 12 10:31:45 IST 2001
HP Vectra, PIII, win2000. The drive is IBM-DTLA-305020
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>What brand of machine is it?
>If it was a bit bigger than 15Mb I'd suspect it was a hibernation partition,
>but it certainly sounds like a dignostic partition or something along those
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>From: jac1 [mailto:jac1 at student.cs.ucc.ie]
>Sent: 10 July 2001 17:28
>To: ilug at linux.ie
>Subject: [ILUG] Win2000 partitions
>I was looking at my PC in work and came across the Disk Management program.
>There is a FAT partition that cannot be accessed as a normal partition (It
>the first partition but not the C:\). It's only 15MB in size and is called
>HP_HIPA if that helps. What is this partition? Is it win2000's version of
>/boot? I have administrative access to the machine but i cannot delete it. I
>want to install Linux later so what do i do about lilo?
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