Re: Debian... install partition?
On 9/25/05, Jay States <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have been playing around with installing Debian and the installer
> wants to partition the whole HD. This is the way I partitioned the HD
> with Apple's Disk Utility
> (1) 30GbBOS X (Mac OS Extended)
> (2) 25GB Apple (Mac OS Extended)
> (3) 20GB Free Space
Man! Am I the only one with a 60GB drive in my powerbook? Of course,
you didn't say powerbook.. but this leads to the question of: has
anyone upgraded their internal PB (1.33 GHz) drive? On top of that..
google shows my drive [TOSHIBA MK6025GAS] as a 4200rpm drive.. aren't
there 7200 rpm drives for this machine??
> I want to install Debian on the third partition... why is the installer
> only allowing a whole HD partition?
Installing Debian on the third partition would need a manual
configuration of the parition table. You also need to make a 800K
bootstrap partition (an option from the manual partitioner. In the
end you will end up with an odd setup (I have 9 partitions and a
little free space at the end -- Bootstrap is partition 8, and Debian
is partition 9)