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Old 12-02-2011, 01:16 PM
fedora
 
Default Partitioning in allocated space: How to?

Apparently you have a running Linux "in some of its memory", right?

so, boot it, call
fdisk /dev/sda
and add an extended partition with the needed sub-partitions.

then install Linux on those.

suomi

On 2011-12-02 14:01, LinuxIsOne wrote:
> Hello,
>
> The computer has Ubuntu LTS installed in some of its memory, it is like:
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x0001fe0c
>
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/sda1 * 1 1861 14940160 83 Linux
> /dev/sda2 1861 2371 4101120 82 Linux swap / Solaris
> /dev/sda3 2371 4803 19530752 83 Linux
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Out of the 250 GB hard disk, it is using like :
>
> /dev/sda1 = 15 GB (/) [Primary partition]
> /dev/sda2 = 4.2 GB (swap ) [Primary partition]
> /dev/sda3 = 20 GB (/home) [Primary partition]
>
> Unallocated space = 211 GB
>
> So in extended I have to install Fedora 15 (211 GB), so how should
> I install it in extended and how do I partition it such that it comes
> as an option to be booted from Ubuntu menu? Is it possible? But if it
> doesn't mess up the things....
>
> Thanks
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Old 12-02-2011, 01:51 PM
LinuxIsOne
 
Default Partitioning in allocated space: How to?

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 9:16 AM, fedora <fedora@ayni.com> wrote:

> Apparently you have a running Linux "in some of its memory", right?

Yes.

> so, boot it, call
> fdisk /dev/sda
> and add an extended partition with the needed sub-partitions.

> then install Linux on those.

Okay I try that.

Thanks.
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