I've installed Daryna about a year ago and at that time I let Mint do the works.
Now I have Vista installed and I want to dual boot with Elyssa.
I have made an extra partition of 30 GB for Elyssa using Gparted.
Is it a good idea to use Gparted and make an extended partition and then use the "manual installation" option to install Mint like this;
Sda1: Vista 63 GB
Sda2: Extended patition 30 GB, with the following logical partitions;
sda5: / 5 GB
sda6: swap 2 GB
sda7: /home 23 GB
Is this a good way to go or would it be better to just make 3 extra primary partitions for /, swap and /home?
Would it be better to put swap first or last maybe?
Final question; at the last stage of installation, there is an advanced option for a "bootloader". Is it needed to use this?
And if so, where should I put it? (I've tried and it's not Sda5: /
I've searched the forum but have not found answers to this and I'm a virgin regarding extended and logical partitions...
Maya Mate x32 on a PentiumM 1,7 GHz.