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Well I've got 99,998.3MB of unallocated disk space.



What do I do from here?

Make a Linux Ext3 Parition?

And how do I setup my existing raid drives and SATA drive to be read in Fedora?
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post #2 of 31
ok so basicaly on that partition youll need an ext3 and a swap partition and maybe a /boot partition
When installing fedora with the disk make sure that in that free space you create a swap should be about the same size as what your windows page file is. Also you need EXT3 as / partition and /boot (200mb) This should all be done from teh installer not partition magic
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ok so basicaly on that partition youll need an ext3 and a swap partition and maybe a /boot partition
When installing fedora with the disk make sure that in that free space you create a swap should be about the same size as what your windows page file is. Also you need EXT3 as / partition and /boot (200mb) This should all be done from teh installer not partition magic
Ok. So leave everything in partition magic as it is.

Insert the Fedora Disc, and make a /partition (which is just the majority of space of the drive correct?) [type: ext3], /boot (200mb) [type: ext3] and a 2,048MB swap partition?
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post #4 of 31
sounds good remember mount point for the massive partition is just / (ext3)
2GB (SWAP) - swap is a type of filesystem in linux
and /boot as 200mb (ext3)

you might have to do a custom partitioning but thats what you need. Hope this helps. Also make sure its not going to delete your windows partitions of anything stupid
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Thanks a bunch!

You rock
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np man i pwn linux lol. you can checkout my faqs for stuff if u get stuck for divx mp3 support etc. I wrote them with suse but a few changed will work for fedora
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post #7 of 31
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Well.. It installed...

But I can't get into it because vista is the biggest MBR rapist ever.

So I need to find out how to remove the Vista MBR.
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post #8 of 31
did fedora not rewite ur mbr ?
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hmmm
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did you select any mbr bootloader options in the install ?
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