mzsade wrote:Thanks for replying to a topic that has already been done to death; i get the reservations for having a /home partition for the rest of the disk space, only problem as far as i am concerned is, creation and mounting of a data partition during installation, (to the best of my knowledge there is no mount point for it, how do i create it then?).
As to Colonel Schell's requirement of providing for installation of Slackware, etc. i suggest an additional /usr partition, but then the number of primary partitions would exceed 4, and that would entail the creation of an extended and logical partition (i hope i am on the right track this far--a few words of wisdom would really help here, Fred!).
/dev/sda4 /media/data ext3 defaults 0 0
You don't create it at during installation you create it later. Just leave free space for it. Then use gparted when Mint has been installed to create a new partition.
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