[ubuntu-za] How do you Kick Start this Thing?

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 14:46:24 BST 2009


Craig Harvey wrote:
> Hi
> 
> O.K I know this is a really really basic question but Im a complete Newbie!
> 
> I cant seem to install Ubuntu on my computer. It says it cant create a 
> swap space and spits me out.
> 
> Can someone explain how to setup the partition on a hard drive when 
> installing it on a hard drive.
> 
> You get ext 3, ext 2, file system and journaling file system and then 
> there is logical.
> 
> How do you set it up. If I want to setup say 10 Gig for the boot area 
> and then 20 Gig for storing your data files and about 10 gigs for a swap 
> file.
> 
> Is the first part ext3 jouranling file system logical with mount point / 
> - 'root' or should it be /boot?
> 
> Also if I have a secondary hard drive that has data on it - from a 
> previous windows installed machine - can I get Ubuntu to see the files 
> on that second Hard drive?
> 
> Thx for any help
> 
> Craig
> 
Hi Craig

This is what I do normally.
http://www.ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/HomePartition

Cheers

hg.

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