[Techtalk] factory install of linux & its partition allocation

Little Girl littlergirl at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 17:40:02 UTC 2011

Hey there,

James Sutherland wrote:

> Could be worse - I found myself supporting a Windows laptop which
> had been partitioned, by the previous sysadmin, into seven
> partitions just like this one. Two Windows system partitions (it
> dual-booted two copies of Windows XP Tablet - overkill for a single
> user), two partitions just for the weird boot manager, a pair of
> data partitions and an extra one for moving files between the two
> dual-boot installations, something like that. Oh, and some empty
> space in between partitions too - all on a 120Gb drive. For some
> strange reason, the poor user kept getting out-of-space errors...

Hehe, no wonder! (:

Little Girl

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