The installer will warn you about the changes you plan to do. Although "you can lost data!" sounds funny, you
definitely get the message. You should be aware that writing to an active (mounted) partition will probably
cause the system to crash and will result in the loss of data. You should not worry though; when booting from
CD, the hard disk partitions, if they exist, are dormant.
All your changes will be recoverable until you start the installation in the sixth step of the install
procedure. You will have some time and chance to revert your changes. To proceed, click Yes.
finishes committing the changes, click OK
Now, you will be asked to mount
the partitions. Under Mount
, select the type for each partition. Under Partition
, assign the
relevant partitioned space to each mount point. Indeed, earlier, we made three partitions, swap
, which were
labeled by the system as hda1
. Bear in mind these selections when preparing the mount points.
means the partitions will be formated, using the file system you chose
). Once you are satisfied
with your choices, click Continue >
You will be asked now to confirm your choices. After this step, the system will start to install and you will not
be able to go back, so double-check your selections. When ready, click Install
The system will start to install. There is no more need for further input from you until the installation is
finished. Lean back and relax. Depending on your system performance, this should take about 5-20 minutes. In my
case, the installation was complete within just about 5 minutes. The DVD installation will probably take
Once the installation is complete, you will be prompted to reboot. Alternatively, you may continue using the live
CD. We will restart and boot from the hard disk.