Re: Slow Win2k after Debian install
On Saturday 05 October 2002 12:32 am, Peter Whysall wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-10-04 at 19:43, Kourosh Ghassemieh wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 07:30:47PM +0100, jerry k wrote:
> > > Kourosh wrote:
> > > > One thing you may want to try is to use W2K's disk management
> > > > tools to delete the last partitioan, i.e. G:, then reboot
> > > > so that it is no longer recognized as drive G: in Windows.
> > > > That should clear up the problem with Explorer trying to
> > > > read the G: drive.
> > >
> > > This won't affect the debian data on G:? I'll try it after the base
> > > install. It's very annoying having to deal with this kind of thing
> > > from windows, i guess it knows i'm trying to ditch it and is playing
> > > the jealous lover (stalker, more like!)
> > >
> > > Thank's!
> > >
> > > Jerry
> > Back up your data before deleting partitions!!!
> > I'm sure there is a way to tell Windows to ignore an already created
> > partition by editing the registry but I don't know how.
> > My suggestion to delete the partition in W2K _will_ cause all data to be
> > erased and will require a re-install of Debian.
> You don't need to edit the registry.
> Simply use Disk Manager (right-click My Computer->Manage, Logical disk
> manager service) to remove the drive letter from drive G:.
> This process will not affect the data on the partition.
this definitely has nada to do with debian. there's a point in time where
even the most considerate advice outlives its place on this list. you've hit
it, you win-nazis.
do i have to wait for someone else to invoke godwin's law, or is this enough?