[thelist] New PC - how2 partition, which Linux, & firewalling.

Quackamoe quackamoe at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 28 10:42:57 CDT 2000

--- George Dillon <george.dillon at ukonline.co.uk>
> Finally got my long-dreamed-about new PC, jumping
> from a 486 with 6.5 gig HD
> to an Athlon-800 with 30 gigs.  I've played with it
> for a month, and now I
> want to get serious, starting with a reformat &
> repartition of the HD and
> reinstallation of the OS (win98) so it's configured
> how I (and not the
> maker) wants.
> Before I start, I'd like your advice on a few big
> issues...
Well, it's not /my/ advice, but I just found this 
article yesterday:

"How Do I Partition My Drive For Linux Use?" at

Haven't managed to read it yet, so YMMV.

Terry Fowler

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