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579 <ti>swap partition (no longer a 128 Megabyte limit, now 2GB)</ti> 579 <ti>swap partition (no longer a 128 Megabyte limit, now 2GB)</ti>
580 <ti>Generally, configure a swap area that is between one to two times the size of the physical RAM 580 <ti>Generally, configure a swap area that is between one to two times the size of the physical RAM
581 in your system.</ti> 581 in your system.</ti>
582 <ti>Linux swap</ti> 582 <ti>Linux swap</ti>
583 <ti>/dev/hda2</ti> 583 <ti>/dev/hda2</ti>
584 </tr> 584 </tr>
585 <tr> 585 <tr>
586 <ti>root partition, containing main filesystem (/usr, /home, etc)</ti> 586 <ti>root partition, containing main filesystem (/usr, /home, etc)</ti>
587 <ti>&gt;=1.5 Gigabytes</ti> 587 <ti>&gt;=1.5 Gigabytes</ti>
588 <ti>ReiserFS, ext3 recommended; ext2 ok</ti> 588 <ti>ReiserFS, ext3 recommended; ext2 ok</ti>
589 <ti>/dev/hda3</ti> 589 <ti>/dev/hda3</ti>
590 </tr> 590 </tr>
591</table> 591</table>
592 592
593<p>OK, now to create the partitions as in the example and table above. First, 593<p>OK, now to create the partitions as in the example and table above. First,
594enter fdisk by typing <c>fdisk /dev/hda1</c> or <c>fdisk /dev/sda1</c>, 594enter fdisk by typing <c>fdisk /dev/hda</c> or <c>fdisk /dev/sda</c>,
595depending on whether you're using IDE or SCSI. Then, type <c>p</c> to view your 595depending on whether you're using IDE or SCSI. Then, type <c>p</c> to view your
596current partition configuration. Is there anything on the disk that you need 596current partition configuration. Is there anything on the disk that you need
597to keep? If so, <b>stop now</b>. If you continue with these directions, <b>all 597to keep? If so, <b>stop now</b>. If you continue with these directions, <b>all
598existing data on your disk will be erased.</b></p> 598existing data on your disk will be erased.</b></p>
599 599
600<impo>Following these instructions below will cause all prior data on your disk 600<impo>Following these instructions below will cause all prior data on your disk
601to <b>be erased</b>! If there is anything on your drive, please be sure that it 601to <b>be erased</b>! If there is anything on your drive, please be sure that it
602is non-critical information that you don't mind losing. Also make sure that you 602is non-critical information that you don't mind losing. Also make sure that you
603<b>have selected the correct drive</b> so that you don't mistakenly wipe data 603<b>have selected the correct drive</b> so that you don't mistakenly wipe data
604from the wrong drive.</impo> 604from the wrong drive.</impo>
605 605
606<p>Now, it's time to delete any existing partitions. To do this, type <c>d</c> 606<p>Now, it's time to delete any existing partitions. To do this, type <c>d</c>
607and hit Enter. You will then be prompted for the partition number you would like 607and hit Enter. You will then be prompted for the partition number you would like
608to delete. To delete a pre-existing <c>/dev/hda1</c>, you would type:</p> 608to delete. To delete a pre-existing <c>/dev/hda1</c>, you would type:</p>
609 609

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