[ubuntu-uk] Question re cloning and partitioning
gordonbp at mail.com
Fri Oct 10 08:01:22 UTC 2014
On 08/10/14 23:46, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> On 8 October 2014 13:35, Gordon Burgess-Parker <gordonbp at mail.com
> <mailto:gordonbp at mail.com>> wrote:
> Hi gurus,
> I currently triple-boot my Lenovo U410 with Ubuntu 14.04, Windows
> 8.1 (which came pre-installed) and Windows 10 tech preview.
> There is an SSD used for Intel Fastboot (AFAIK) and the three OSs
> are all installed on the main 500GB HDD.
> My question is this - if I decide to wipe out all the Windows
> installs and only keep Ubuntu, can I move the / partition onto the
> SSD without re-installing?
> Would it just be easier to re-install on the SSD keeping my /Home
> on the 500GB HDD, and where should I put the Swap area? (The SSD
> is 24GB....)
> Short answer seems to be yes from here:
> I did wonder if the SSD was visible and bootable from the BIOS and it
> does seem to be if you switch off this Intel Smart Response
> Technology, which I would guess has a proprietary Windows kernel driver.
Thanks for that. I'd forgotten about that thread - I initiated it! (Well
it was over a year ago.....)
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