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Re: Partitioning



On Sun, 2009-01-25 at 12:02 -0700, Kirk wrote:
> I'm currently running only Fedora10. I installed it a few months ago.
> I know very little about partitioning.
> 
> I'd like to setup partitions so I can install windowsXP and Ubuntu
> to see what its like.  
> 
> The /dev/sda1 has the ext3 file system with 196.60 MiB (162.50 unused)
> and the /dev/sda2 with 232.69 GiB (all unused), is listed as unknown.
> 
> Do I need to format an NTSF partition for windows, an ext2 for
> Ubuntu, and a Swap for the Linux programs?  I suppose each is a
> separate operation? Is there any particular order? And what should the
> minimum size be for each partition.
> 
> I've installed GParted, but am afraid I'll screw it up.
> 
> I've been searching for answers in the forum & manuals but haven't been
> able to find what I need.  Naturally, any links that would help me with
> this would also be appreciated.
> 
> I appreciate any guidance on this.
> Kirk202

If F!0 is already running all you have to do is provide a partion for the XP.
The XP Installer will format its partition. The F10 partion(s) and the
swap partition will stay as they are.
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