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Hi,

I am a newbie to Linux and want to install Red Hat Linux on my machine which already has NT. I have 2 partions C:(2 Gig) and E:(10Gig).I would like to partion the E: so that i could install linux.I would like to know the way of doing this without losing the data on E: ?


thanx in advance,
Brijesh
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On your CD (what ditribution do you have) is probably a directory called /dosutils, here is a program called fips, which can re-partition your partition without losing the data that exists. It uses the free space to create new partitions. Remember to create at least 2 partitions for Linux; 1 Swap partition (ca. twice your RAM, not need to be higher than 64 M), and 1 as your root system (data).

Good luck
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