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Old 01-25-2003, 10:16 AM   #1
bacvain
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Hey guys! Briefly, I am having problems installing Linux Mandrake or any other version. I am stuck at CHECKING PARTITIONS when trying to install Linux on my Pc.
I read many forums and that didnt help me!
If someone can reply to me and tell me what size the partition for linux should be; and why i cant install it since it always freezes at Checking partiton HDA0.
 
Old 01-25-2003, 10:20 AM   #2
DavidPhillips
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check the hardware compatibility list.

it sounds like your hardware is not supported. It will probably work, but it may take a special kernel with drivers to do it.

It will setup your partitions automatically if you do a standard install
 
  


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