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Close but still no cigar!

Postby DaComboMan on Fri May 29, 2009 1:30 pm

Hi,

With Paragon HDisk Manager i've created a partition for Swap (3G) and another for EXT3 (10G).
With Mint Gloria, will it recognize and automatically install to these two partitions and respect my other Windows XP partitions?
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Re: Close but still no cigar!

Postby proxima_centauri on Fri May 29, 2009 2:36 pm

Perhaps, I've never done Guided installs myself.
Best solution is to do a manual install instead of guided, and explicitly choose the partitions you have set up to be used for Mint.
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Re: Close but still no cigar!

Postby DaComboMan on Sat May 30, 2009 6:01 am

Will take another look at the "manual" options.
Just want to be sure i don't lose XP.

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Re: Close but still no cigar!

Postby markcynt on Sat May 30, 2009 6:13 am

When you use the manual option make sure you mount the 10GB partition as /

If the partitioner sees the swap as swap you should be good to go.
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