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Old 07-27-2005, 05:19 PM   #1
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Debian Installation Problems.


Hello,

I have Windows XP on one HDD and on the other I have 11GB of unformatted /Unpatitioned space and my games. I would like to install Debian, I have SATA HDD's can someone lead me in the right direction, please.


Thank you.
 
Old 07-27-2005, 05:34 PM   #2
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Download the 1st Debian CD and boot from it, then make partitions ONLY in the unpartitioned space and install. Be VERY careful when making partitions, as doing it improperly could destroy data.
 
Old 07-27-2005, 11:58 PM   #3
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BACK UP YOUR Important DATA, The new Debian installer is easy, just pay attention to what is showing on the screen
 
Old 07-28-2005, 12:00 AM   #4
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The problem is I try to install it, I get to choose language then choose to install. Then it starts installing all of the essential drivers, gets up to Loading Module 'Sd_Mod' for 'SCSI disk support'... . Then it stops installing at 92%. Is there some special parametres I am supose to set or is it that I need special drivers for SATA HDD's?

Or am I not supose to try and boot from the Debian DVD ISO?

Also how do I make a partition and what format do I use?

I have never done this before, and need a lot of noobish instructions, thanks.

I don't know what to do. My HDD's are set as JBOD, any hep apprieciated thank you.

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Old 07-28-2005, 12:15 AM   #5
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Hmm I didnt relize the drive issue. I will have to check to see if those are compatible.
 
Old 07-28-2005, 12:20 AM   #6
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I found this,
http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Hardware/sata.html and
http://www.e-aiyama.com/~toshi/Compu...nux/SATA.html.
I hope this helps!
 
Old 07-28-2005, 01:02 AM   #7
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That seems a bit too advanced for me, could you tell me if there was an answer in that article please?
 
Old 08-02-2005, 02:24 AM   #8
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Sorry to double post but, I couldn't help wondering... does this mean that I am unable to use Linux on my computer system?
 
  


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