How safe are my unmounted partitions?
Having recently installed Fedora Core 3 on a spare HD I've been won over to Linux big time.
Now I want to set up a system which has three partitions - one for win98SE (need it for a few programs I need to have), one for Fedora Core 3 (which will be my main working OS), and a third for "experimenting"
On the third partition I intend to do an install from scratch as a learning exercise.
My question is how much risk would there be in this approach? I'm thinking that if only my "experimental" partition is mounted when I'm working there, then the other partitions should be safe from harm? Or would it still be possible to do some harm to my win98SE or Core 3 partitions?
Any advice on what to do (or not to do) would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.