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"G. " 07-18-2012 03:06 PM

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On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Liam Proven <lproven@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 July 2012 14:02, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> A friend with a somewhat older eee 1000h on it would like me to
>> install ubuntu for her (will probably go with lubuntu as it works well
>> off the usb and a regular install would probably be a bit much for
>> this machine).
>>
>> However there are already 4 partitions on this machine. One has only
>> 39 megabytes on it. Gparted lists it as a unknown type. Since she
>> needs to keep XP on here, how can I tell if deleting that partition
>> will do harm? Not found an answer by googling for it at least not so
>> far.
>
> Can you give us the whole list of partitions?
>
> It might be some sort of system recovery or diagnostics volume.
>
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sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags

sorry lubuntu does not seem to have a screen shot on live cd

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Steve Flynn 07-18-2012 03:35 PM

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On 18 July 2012 16:06, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:

> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags

Given the size of it, it's almost certainly a diagnostics or recovery
volume, as Liam mentioned.

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"G. " 07-18-2012 03:39 PM

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On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 July 2012 16:06, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
>> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
>> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
>> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
>> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags
>
> Given the size of it, it's almost certainly a diagnostics or recovery
> volume, as Liam mentioned.
>
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So is there a way to install on this sort of setup?


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"G. " 07-18-2012 03:40 PM

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On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 18 July 2012 16:06, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
>>> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
>>> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
>>> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
>>> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags
>>
>> Given the size of it, it's almost certainly a diagnostics or recovery
>> volume, as Liam mentioned.
>>
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>>
>> When one person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many
>> people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.
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> So is there a way to install on this sort of setup?
>
>
> garyk

How about on sda2?

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Doug 07-18-2012 05:13 PM

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On 07/18/2012 11:06 AM, G. wrote:

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Liam Proven<lproven@gmail.com> wrote:

On 18 July 2012 14:02, G.<pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:

A friend with a somewhat older eee 1000h on it would like me to
install ubuntu for her (will probably go with lubuntu as it works well
off the usb and a regular install would probably be a bit much for
this machine).

However there are already 4 partitions on this machine. One has only
39 megabytes on it. Gparted lists it as a unknown type. Since she
needs to keep XP on here, how can I tell if deleting that partition
will do harm? Not found an answer by googling for it at least not so
far.

Can you give us the whole list of partitions?

It might be some sort of system recovery or diagnostics volume.

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sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags

sorry lubuntu does not seem to have a screen shot on live cd

gary

You might boot a live Linux system, and try and read what's on the
partitions.

You might find that there is nothing useful there.

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Liam Proven 07-18-2012 05:52 PM

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On 18 July 2012 16:40, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 18 July 2012 16:06, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
>>>> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
>>>> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
>>>> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
>>>> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags
>>>
>>> Given the size of it, it's almost certainly a diagnostics or recovery
>>> volume, as Liam mentioned.
>>
>> So is there a way to install on this sort of setup?
>
> How about on sda2?

Agreed.
[1] Move anything on Windows' D: or E: drive to C:
[2] remove sda2
[3] create an extended partition in that slot, and put /, home and
swap in there.

Or, if you like having 2 drives in Windows - e.g. I keep the pagefile
on a dedicated partition to reduce fragmentation - then do steps 1 &
2, then as well as the Linux partitions in the extended partition, put
a new smaller Windows D drive as well.


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"G. " 07-18-2012 05:54 PM

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On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Liam Proven <lproven@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 July 2012 16:40, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:39 PM, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 18 July 2012 16:06, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
>>>>> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
>>>>> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
>>>>> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
>>>>> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags
>>>>
>>>> Given the size of it, it's almost certainly a diagnostics or recovery
>>>> volume, as Liam mentioned.
>>>
>>> So is there a way to install on this sort of setup?
>>
>> How about on sda2?
>
> Agreed.
> [1] Move anything on Windows' D: or E: drive to C:
> [2] remove sda2
> [3] create an extended partition in that slot, and put /, home and
> swap in there.
>
> Or, if you like having 2 drives in Windows - e.g. I keep the pagefile
> on a dedicated partition to reduce fragmentation - then do steps 1 &
> 2, then as well as the Linux partitions in the extended partition, put
> a new smaller Windows D drive as well.
>
>
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That sounds like a plan! Not much on SDA 2 anyway so can move to sda1 (c drive)

thanks


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Gilles Gravier 07-19-2012 04:40 AM

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Hi!

(resent from the correct address)

Just as a brief point of information, I have an EeePC 900 running stock
Ubuntu 12.04 off of the internal flash drive. And I have a 16GB SDHC in
the SD slot with a data volume encrypted with Truecrypt. It all works
very nicely.

Gilles

On 18/07/2012 17:06, G. wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Liam Proven <lproven@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 18 July 2012 14:02, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> A friend with a somewhat older eee 1000h on it would like me to
>>> install ubuntu for her (will probably go with lubuntu as it works well
>>> off the usb and a regular install would probably be a bit much for
>>> this machine).
>>>
>>> However there are already 4 partitions on this machine. One has only
>>> 39 megabytes on it. Gparted lists it as a unknown type. Since she
>>> needs to keep XP on here, how can I tell if deleting that partition
>>> will do harm? Not found an answer by googling for it at least not so
>>> far.
>> Can you give us the whole list of partitions?
>>
>> It might be some sort of system recovery or diagnostics volume.
>>
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>> Email: lproven@cix.co.uk • GMail/G+/Twitter/Flickr/Facebook: lproven
>> MSN: lproven@hotmail.com • Skype/AIM/Yahoo/LinkedIn: liamproven
>> Tel: +44 20-8685-0498 • Cell: +44 7939-087884
>>
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> sda1 ntfs 82 gigs used 21, unused 60, boot
> sda2 ntfs 37 gigs, 3 gig used no flags
> unallocated 24 gigs (I created this for Lubuntu)
> sda3 (Labled P3), 4.89 gigs, 3 .28 used, flags- hidden, lba
> sda4 ! file system unknown 47MiB no flags
>
> sorry lubuntu does not seem to have a screen shot on live cd
>
> gary
>

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