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I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on IBM System x 3250 M4 with RAID 1. During Partitioning.


  1. Select Manual as the partition method.

  2. Select the first hard drive, and agree to Create a new empty partition table on this device?.

  3. Select the FREE SPACE on the first drive then select Create a new partition.

  4. Select the Size of the partition. This partition will be the swap partition, and a general rule for swap size is twice that of RAM. Enter the partition size, then choose Primary, then Beginning.

    At this stage, there is no Primary to be chosen from, only the beginning.

Please give me more instructions.

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This may help you to get setup Using GParted

It seems you need GParted to Do this ..

Here to the Instillation Steps in official Site

Server Guide

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Thanks for your immediate response. I'm very new to Ubuntu. Would you please give me some more details how to do the partition with GParted before Ubuntu Installation? – Tawat Boonthai Oct 17 '13 at 23:05
Hope this will Help You a lot – Lonston Oct 18 '13 at 3:54

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