Installation partition EEE Box B202

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Installation partition EEE Box B202

Postby bgoody » Sat May 30, 2009 3:14 pm

Hi. I am stuck at the partition screen and can't seem to google an answer.The partitions on this machine (Linux version) are:

/dev/sda1 ext2 5371 2058 used
/dev/sda2 ext3 153426 22974 used
/dev/sda3 8mb unknown
/dev/sda5 swap 1225 0 used
/dev/sda6 8mb unknown

Apparently one of them is the recovery partition but I don't know which one. I would like to keep the original Xandros partition(s) for now and install Mint to a new place with a separate /home.

My feeling is that sda1is the / partition of Xandros and sda2 is /home but ???
Anybody know or have suggestions? Thanks in advance. Brian

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Re: Installation partition EEE Box B202

Postby Husse » Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:10 pm

sda1is the / partition of Xandros

Seems correct - 2058 MB used would be about right
sda2 would be a home partition - rather large
But I don't think there is a recovery partition...
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