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Old 03-08-2002, 02:34 PM   #1
gamemaster_bm2
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Installing on new partition


I am trying to install linux on the second half of my 30 gig hd and when i tried to install the first time i accidentally erased my hd and repartitioned...
now the linux installer cannot recognize my partition table..
please help...
 
Old 03-10-2002, 08:49 AM   #2
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Well, you should boot into "rescue" mode and run fdisk and look what might be wrong. If you can't see anything bad, delete partitions for Linux, create them in fdisk. Then use mke2fs to build filesystem on them (not on swap, of course). Then run fsck and see if everything is OK.
 
  


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