> You most certainly need to remove your old distro before adding a new one,
> otherwise you'll have all sorts of problems with multiple config files, etc.
> I have to question moving from Mandrake to Corel. I'd be suggesting moving
> the other way, especially since Corel just bailed out of Linux.
> > I've installed MAndrake 7.2 but so far cannot get it to work with my AMD
> > K6 3D processor (shares video RAM with the system).
This doesn't sound like a "distribution dependent" problem... they all
use the same kernel (although precooked configurations may vary).
In general, you don't have to "remove" an old distribution, because the
of the new distribution will remake (read "reformat") the root
removing the old for you. (Some installers do have an option to skip
operation... bad idea.)
On the other hand, I seem to recall that Corel did not want to install
existing partition, but insisted on creating its own. And if you delete
and recreate it, you're liable to get new partition numbering if there's
something else on the disk. Which is why I never installed Corel.
PS: I have Linux running on a K6/2 3D machine. But my video card
doesn't use system
memory. The problem you may be having may be related to your video