[internetworkers] Wiping an OS off a PC
chuckmorford at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 4 18:19:25 EDT 2002
Does Linux support FAT32?
I used to know, but have forgotten...
If so, that would be a better choice...
--- Josef Komenda <joe at komejo.com> wrote:
> NTFS (Win2k's default filesystem) does not play
> nice with others, and
> installing Win2k after Linux will likely eat
> your Linux partition. I think
> your best bet would be to simply cd boot Win2k
> and install it using the FAT
> option, then cd boot Red Hat and use the
> installer to grab a new primary
> partition space.
> Since I actually work at Red Hat and have both
> OS's handy, and have a spare
> machine to test this on, I'll give it a try
> tomorrow and report back the
> Joe K
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kate Johnson" <johnk at ils.unc.edu>
> To: <internetworkers at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 4:16 PM
> Subject: [internetworkers] Wiping an OS off a
> > I am planning to wipe Windows ME off a Dell
> box I purchased and install
> > Win 2000. After that, install RH Linux and
> begin the dual boot adventure.
> > What is the cleanest and most efficient way
> to wipe a OS off a PC and
> > ready it for another OS install? Tips and
> pointers to info would be
> > appreciated.
> > Given my experience with ME, I really want to
> take the PC into a big
> > grassy field and shot it, but that does not
> fall under the "cleanest" and
> > "efficient" categories. "Damn emotionally
> satisfying" category yes.
> > TIA,
> > Kate
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