Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by actripxl, May 26, 2003.

  1. actripxl macrumors 6502


    Aug 24, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    Just d/l mandrake linux but would like some advice on a good partioning program.
  2. Kwyjibo macrumors 68040


    Nov 5, 2002
    is this a new disk or a disk with a mac os already on it. If its empty then just use diskutility to do it. Tech Tool 4 promises no destructive partitions and shoudl be arrivng at the end of june i think.
  3. King Cobra macrumors 603

    Mar 2, 2002
    To make spare partitions on your Hard Drive you will need to back up all of your data, reformat the Hard Drive, then arrange your partitions to choice.

    Don't bother with partitioning the Hard Drive to any more than one partition unless it is a priority. Otherwise you are wasting time. Not to mention you will have more problems with more than one partition on your Hard Driver rather than the simple one.
  4. shadowfax macrumors 603


    Sep 6, 2002
    Houston, TX
    actually, you can buy a program called partition magic to repartition your drives without losing any info on them, though i would still recommend backing that stuff up.

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