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I try to install red hat 8 and have already installed windows XP. I partitioned with Partition Magic so that I have 12 GB free space. When I run Red Hat and try to make linux partitions I get the message 'cannot allocate cylinder based partitions as primary partition'. First I thougth maybe Linux needs some boot space in the beginning and moved the Windows partition further to the end, but that didn't work either.
I really appreciate your help! Now my grub.conf fie looks like this:
title Red Hat
title Windows XP
I have linux Windows on the first partition, linux /boot on the second, linux / on the 3rd and swap on the 4th.
when I boot I get
if I type linux or do nothing it starts linux but if I type windows I get the message 'cannot identify kernel windows'