"Set the Root Partition, check format option, a format
type, ext2, etx3 and reisfer FS are the available options. Set
mount-points of other partitions ( will not be automatically
formatted). You can preserve your existing partitions using this
feature. Note: file system in use here is xfs, it existed on the
drive before this installed -- not checking the check box
mount-point option will removed them.
"This screen to a new user could be a tad daunting if not for
the fact that Gparted existed, here one can stumble around and get
a drive up and running, then again it may be discouraging causing a
potential sidux new user to bail out.
"An automatically partitioner is required with options, e.g. one
partition, or two, one for home, a new user should not have to
create a root, home, swap partition. This is normally the norm in
most Linux Distributions today and should not be difficult to
"Gparted -- if any partitions exist they can be used or delete
them, some distributions do not like using a home partitions
created by another distribution. Sidux is no exception."