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Old 03-08-2002, 09:15 AM   #1
Mithrilhall
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Mandrake 8.1 install


Installed Mandrake and manually created the partitions between two hard drives. Rebooted and now it does this:


Loading linuxEBDA too big



and it just hangs there. Maybe I made a partition too big or something.

Ok, since I have this problem and I really don't have anything worth saving on the hard drive, what would you recommend for partitioning?

Primary Master Drive - 4.5 Gig
Primary Slave Drive - 20 Gig

I obviously want to have a large amount of space for /home/. Should I manually partition the drives (I think that's where I screwed up) or should I let it auto partition?

Thanks
 
Old 03-08-2002, 09:25 AM   #2
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create a /boot partition and make it around 50 megs, that should solve your boot problem.
 
Old 03-08-2002, 09:47 AM   #3
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Cool Re:

Thanks for the tip. I'll try it when I get home.
 
  


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