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Old 05-31-2002, 11:02 PM   #16
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It haven't finished istalling? The hard disk is working?When it ask you about lilo you tell it to boot from hdb or hda. You check where you have your hard disk?
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:05 PM   #17
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so, I guess you could say I still have the same problem, with a different error message. It didn't boot.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:05 PM   #18
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ok. the hard disk partitions are okey. the operating system has not install corect so you have to reinstall it. I am thinking now why your screen froze..........? Let me thing a little bite
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:07 PM   #19
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my friend check the partion when you install linux and it shows you the hard disk first format it to blank and then make it to "linux native" then "format" and then "mount point". after you do that then start instalation
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:10 PM   #20
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ok, I am new to Linux, so I will try to do as you say. I think this will require me to click the "Expert" option when I get ready to partition the drive prior to installing Linux... So let me retry the install and when I get to that point, I will let you know.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:20 PM   #21
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/dev/hda 31.5 GB MAXTOR 6L040J2 Start (0) End (4110)

/dev/hda1 3.4 GB F Linux native (Ext2) Mount (/boot) Start (0) End 445

/dev/hda2 28.0 GB Extended Start (466) End (4110)

/dev/hda5 243.1 MB F Linux swap Mount (swap) Start (466) End (476)

/dev/hda6 27.8 GB F Linux native (Ext2) / Start(477) End (4110)
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:22 PM   #22
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Above is the information given on the screen when I click on the Expert Partitioner. At this point, this is the computers suggestion before I make any changes.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:24 PM   #23
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How big is your hard disk if is one?If not ...how big is your two hard disks?and you dont want anything just linux?
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:26 PM   #24
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It is a 40 Gig Hard drive. Only one Hard drive, not two. You are correct. All I want is Linux on the entire Hard Drive.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:30 PM   #25
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how do you have just 40. all this hda1-5 you are writing to me are more than 80 GB. Are you sure? okey. listen . go there in maxtor hda1 if i am right 32,7GB and erase everything.then do "linux native". "format". and then "mount point" choice "/".
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:35 PM   #26
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hda it is 32,5. my advice erase all the other partitions.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:35 PM   #27
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ok, I deleted everything, now all I see on the list is this...

/dev/hda 31.5 GB MAXTOR 6L040J2 Start (0) End (4110)

Thank you for your patience.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:37 PM   #28
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Now format it as "linux native". And then "mount point " put " / "
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:40 PM   #29
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I have a few buttons at the bottom of the screen one of them being "Create". This button then lets me choose between "Primary partition" or "Extended partition". And once I make a choice, it gives me the ability to choose mount points, as well as other options. These things I am just starting to learn.
 
Old 05-31-2002, 11:42 PM   #30
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use primary for all the hard disk and then mount points put "/"
 
  


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