I recently bought a 640m laptop with Vista on it and there were 4 primary
partitions including a 2GB one (equal to installed ram size so I guess it
was used for suspend). Anyway, I deleted the 2GB one, resized the vista
one, created an extended partition and installed fedora.
On 30/07/07, Michael Watterson <watty at eircom.net> wrote:
>> Frank Duignan wrote:
> > Perhaps DELL (as usual) have created 4 primary partitions (with some
> > on your disk preventing you from adding new ones. If someone relevant
> > Dell is reading this please be aware there are such things as Extended
> > Partitions!
> I've been installing SW on Dell laptops, Servers and PCs since maybe
> 1996. I've never seen Dell do more than one hidden partition and the OS
>> I have seen problems with SATA support for boot though. But more on XP
> than on Linux.
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