> to make a long story short.....
> I've been meaning to partition my hard drive for awhile (I'm running
> Win98...haha very funny I know) but I couldn't get it to work (even with
> partition magic and boot magic...thats a long story in and of itself)
> anyway so now I think the best alternative is just to buy a new hard drive
> and install a version of Linux on that (and then use it to run mysql, php,
> and oracle and maybe a few other things)....obviously I don't need anything
> huge to do this.......but does anybody have any recommendations?
advice on this... but you might be paying for something that you
can't use fully. I like the Maxtor D740X line (given the probs with
IBM and WD lately)... maybe you can get one before the 1 year
warranty kick into effect (vs.their old 3 yr warranty policy).