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Re: Disk partitioning


FIPS runs under DOS.  I have used it to install slackware on two
different platforms.  It worked great for me, just make sure you
follow the directions.

FIPS should be at sunsite: /pub/???/distributions/slackware/install/FIPS

Gary Gifford wrote:
> I am slowly getting around to a Debian 1.2 installation.  I have been
> hampered by the failure of 2 brand new Maxtor drives.  Both failed during
> disk optimization in preparation for backup and partitioning.  Apparently a
> bad batch of drives.  I am now, somewhat apprehensively, ready to try again
> with the third drive.
> I have the installation disks made and they appear to work.  I have not
> been able to access the cfdisk manual doc on any of the mirror sites and I
> am afraid to proceed without it.  Any suggestions on where to locate it?
> Also,  the Linux+Win95 Howto referenced a program called FIPS,  but I
> haven't been able to find it.  What OS does it run under?  Where can I find
> it?

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