[Wolves] Ubuntu question

Helen Randle helen.randle at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 15:43:42 GMT 2004

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 15:32:45 +0000, Jono Bacon <jono at jonobacon.org> wrote:
> You can do, yes. On older hardware, the /boot partition needed to be the
> first partition on the disk, but that is not much of an issue with new
> hardware (when I say old, I mean Pentium I and before). Just create your
> new paritions elsewhere on the disk.

Thanks Jono. That's just what I wanted to hear!

> What I would recommend if I were you is to nip out to a computer fair to
> grab a second hard disk and put it on there. You then have the peace of
> mind that the two systems are entirely seperate. I have a bunch of hard
> drives and a removable hard disk caddy (these are about £7) and it does
> the trick really well. I have always felt more comfortable having
> seperate disks.

I already have Mandrake on a second harddisk, so I might risk it all
on one - after backing everything up, of course!

> Incidentally, Ubuntu is great. I am sure you will love it. :)

I already do, from what I've seen. Except the chocolate brown!!


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