17.14. Partitioning Your System

17.14. Partitioning Your System

If you chose to create a custom layout, you must tell the installation program where to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This is done by defining mount points for one or more disk partitions in which Red Hat Enterprise Linux is installed.

Partitioning with Disk Druid

Disk Druid's main partitioning screen.

Figure 17.13.  Partitioning with Disk Druid

The partitioning tool used by the installation program is Disk Druid. With the exception of certain esoteric situations, Disk Druid can handle the partitioning requirements for a typical installation.


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