[Nottingham] Dual booting

NIGEL Black rnjblack at virginmedia.com
Mon Nov 2 20:22:22 UTC 2020

Hi Folks

Although I have some experience of dual booting this is the first time I've considered removing the initial system in order to do so.  It raises the question of whether fiddling with sda1 and sda2 (see attachment) to make room for the new system automatically renumbers the remaining partitions and whether that has any operational consequences.

I would like to replace the existing sda1 and sda2 with three partitions for the new system, swap and home; delete sda4 and resize sda7 into the empty space. (ie keep and expand the extended sda3).

What are the pitfalls? Should any partition be left untouched?

How are the virtual group meetings working out?  I look forward to 'real' sessions again.

Best wishes.

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