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Old 12-08-2009, 03:39 AM   #1
march
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Unhappy Fedora 12 on Dell Inspiron 1545


Dear All,
i have purchased dell inspiron 1545 and trying to install fedora 12 from DVD. i have already changed sata option to ATA, i have made 42 GB free space but still get error for no space for partitioning. i ahve tried manual partitioning as well as use free space option. please help.
MaRcH

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Old 12-08-2009, 11:39 PM   #2
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sata to ata?

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Originally Posted by march View Post
Dear All,
i have already changed sata option to ATA
this may sound really stupid:
1 why use ata over sata?
2 if you used the graphical install mode for fedora>>manual part>>all the partitions wrote to the drive?
3 its sounds like the install is looking elsewhere to do the install.
4 i have set up fedora 11 a few times with no real issues using both LVM, seperate parts, and free space and everything worked great. i wonder if you may have caused something when you changed to ata?
5 could you post the info on what you did to change from sata to ata?

maybe someone else on LQ knows more about this>>>>just willing to help.

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