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Old 07-30-2007, 09:22 PM   #1
davek905@hotmail.com
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cannot install, no space, cannot access hard drive..?


bought a thinkpad, came with no os.

i was excited to try linux, boot up, try to install, says no room for installing.

i cannot, CAN NOT find my hard drive... wtf... and i cant find a way to partition my shit... please help me, how do i access my harddrive, how do i free up my shit?
 
Old 07-30-2007, 09:25 PM   #2
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Try installing some other O/s then...may be windows. If still face the same problem then go back to your vendor.


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Old 07-31-2007, 12:25 PM   #3
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how do i free up my shit?
Metamucil?

Not enough information. What is the exact model number of the Thinkpad and which linux distribution / version are you trying to install?
 
  


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