Having chosen the distribution and done some research on the feasibility of the move (see Part 1.), it was time to make some space for the installation.
My hard disk was originally set up with the partitions as follows.
- hda1 – Windows Partition – 20Gb
- hda2 – IBM restore partition – 4Gb
- hda3 -Extended partition, containing 36Gb
- hda4 – my data partition. 36 Gb.