M> i'm truing to install linux on a friends pc but fips refuses to
M> partition the win95 drive. i've done all of the usual defrag
M> stuff. the fips executable is from redhat 4.0. is it out of date
M> or is it another problem?
It's difficult to help whenthe question is so vague; exactly what
happens when you try to partition the drive? Do you get an error
message? What does that message say?