On (16/04/05 22:54), Jonathan Kaye wrote:
> En/La Clive Menzies ha escrit, a 16/04/05 20:03:
> >Hi Jonathan
> >Yes, exclusively. I had a couple issues of misunderstanding which I
> >clarified by searching the web.
> >I'd urge you to post specific questions to the list; there are many
> >others who are in your position and it will help them in the future.
> >I have to tell you that xfce4.2 on this 64bit system is really cool. I
> >have a wide screen laptop and having just cracked the resolution
> >configuration it is really crisp..... and boy is is fast ;)
> Hi Clive,
> Yes that's my intention. I just wanted the security of asking really
> specific questions about my installation that might not be of wide
> interest. One question - in reading the HOWTO I get the impression that
> I have to rip out my existing installation and start again from scratch.
> Is that correct? I only have one hd and it only has one partition so
> either I buy another hard disc or backup my stuff (another question is
> which stuff) and install pure64 from scratch.
This is exactly the sort of question that would be better answered on
A second disk makes a lot of sense; and they're pretty cheap. I just
revived an old PIII server with the addition of 2 120GB ATA drives and
configured them as raid storage /home
If you're reluctant to do that you can shrink partitions and debian has
the tools to do it, I believe. I'm cc'ing debian-user - someone has
probably done this ;) but if you do
$ apt-cache search disk | grep partition
you'll see a list of partitioning packages
> I think I'll need at least one bottle of Lagavulin on hand before I
> attempt this. My plan was to wait for Etch to come out which has pure64
> as one of its kernel options.
I'm a Rjoca fan myself. Although I confess I find tea more conducive
to concentration ;)
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