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Old 07-31-2008, 04:53 AM   #1
govindprajapati
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Red face Not able to install Linux Red Hat 9 in SATA HDD


hello techies i am not able to install linux red hat 9 in sata hard disk can you please help me in this regard.


can some body mail me this solution (MAIL-ID govindprajapat@gmail.com)
 
Old 07-31-2008, 05:14 AM   #2
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Pretty good changce that's it's because RH9 is so darn old. I believe you can get it to work, but why would you bother? RH9 is well past its use-by date
 
Old 07-31-2008, 07:03 AM   #3
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Yea RH9 is way out dated, the kernel doesn't support SATA, you would have to install a newer kernel, something in the 2.6 range. If you want to install RH you can get Fedora 9 HERE. It's the free version of RH.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 07:20 AM   #4
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As said, RH9 is way too old. The support was taken out years back. If you insist on using RH then you may want to look at CentOS. And if you are interested in buying support from them then you can go with RHEL. You should be looking for a newer distro for SATA installation.
And if you still have some RH9 specific needs (that should not be the case though), you can try toggling the Legacy settings for HDD in BIOS. I tried it for RHEL4, but I use Dell desktop and it does not allow it.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 07:22 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by govindprajapati View Post
can some body mail me this solution
NO!!---That's not how it works. A forum like this exists to share information with all members.

Also, I would advise you to remove you e-mail address from the original message---you are inviting a flood of junk mail.
 
  


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