I have hit a hurdle (probably just a perceived hurdle) when trying to
install OpenLinux from Caldera from my hard drive.
The installation routine gets to the point where it says it will run FDISK
and set up my partitions. The thing I am concerned about is the changes this
may make to my system. Using Partition Magic 4.0, I have already set up two
partitions for Linux, one for the OS and another dedicated solely to the
swap file. This is a DOS installation.
What will happen when I proceed with running FDISK in the linux install
routine? Will I be able to just select the partitions already set up, or
will the routine instead want to FDISK my hard drive and cause me to have to
reinstall everything in my Win 95 installation, along with applications and
The advantages of learning how to use Linux and its enormous power, over Win
xx OS, motivate me to want to "take the plunge", but I would like to get set
up as a dual boot situation for now. Please help me through this, if