[svlug] Partitions for live CD install
skip at venomouspenguin.com
Thu Sep 29 19:11:37 PDT 2005
As long as we're on the topic of live CDs, and
related topics, I must confess to not really
knowing how to partition the hard drive for Linux,
and I think that may be a big part, if not the
whole problem, I'm having loading many of them to
this old machine.
I have been setting up a pretty small boot
partition under something like hda1, and then a
the larger part of the drive that always seems to
get name hda5, for some reason.
What are more appropriate partition sizes, and
shouldn't the first one be the boot partition? I
think maybe I'm not getting the grub loader in the
In addition to some tips, relevant links for some
education would be most appreciated.
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