grml 1.0 hasn't installed yet
Albert E. Sten-Clanton
albert.e.sten_clanton at verizon.net
Sat Aug 11 22:48:40 EDT 2007
If memory serves, GRML didn't care whether you had a swap partition or not, but might find it if you did have one. I thought the default using grml2hd was to install on one partition (I always used /dev/hda1) and use a swap file.
Hope that's useful.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel at shellworld.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 5:59 PM
Subject: grml 1.0 hasn't installed yet
> I used fdisk and created hda1 as type 82 linux swap/solaris. I created
> hda2 as the slash partition. grml2hd now complains about hda1 not seeming
> to be a linux partition and it's right that could be a solaris partition
> too. What I don't know is if I create a 20gb partition and leave 256MB
> without a partition is grml2hd capable of making that 256MB a swap
> partition by itself or will it freak out again since it wasn't given a
> swap partition? I could also simply partition the whole 20GB as a single
> type 83 linux partition and find out if grml2hd will freak out over not
> having a swap partition available. Normally when possible I make the swap
> partition the first since that way I have the right size for it and on
> versions of Linux that will allow it I can use the rest of the drive for
> remaining partitions.
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