[clug] Overwriting a partition
simon at sibern.com.au
Sun Dec 5 07:05:14 GMT 2004
Don Benesch wrote:
>I'm looking to over write my RH 9 partition with Mandrake 10.1.
>I have a dual boot with 2000 and I wonder if selecting the partition with RH on it would be the way to go.
I think that Mandrake will detect which partitions are Linux and just
use those unless you tell it to use the whole disk or you manually
repartition and acidently delete the windows partition.
>I'm also wondering about the boot loader will Mandrake put it's own on, or will it use Grub (RH's loader)?
Mandrake likes to put lilo on. I think that you can get it to load grub
but it is not the default
>I can't disturb the 2000 partition with Photoshop on it otherwise there will be marital repercussions.
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