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Old 08-18-2003, 09:58 PM   #1
Monish
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Question Unable to allocate Partition (XP & Linux)


I have a Fujitsu Lifebook laptop with XP on it. I defragmented the XP partition and compacted/resized it using Partition Commander.

I was able to partition just one filesystem using the Red Hat Linux Anaconda installer. Even though it shows 13 GB of free space as soon as I partition one filesystem of any size less than 13 GB, I cannot partition for Linux any more. As a result I was only able to setup / for my dual boot system.

Can someone give me an explanation on this? How can I continue to partition for Linux when I obviously DO have space left to continue partitioning for Linux.

Also, anyone know how I could find out the monitor display settings ( especially the Refresh rates ) for a Fujitsu N series Lifebook laptop.
The web site does not give me that at:
webshop.fujitsupc.com/fpc/Ecommerce/buildseriesbean.do?series=AN

Thank you.
-M
 
Old 08-18-2003, 10:49 PM   #2
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If you want to make sure your partitions get done right, I'd just go ahead and do them "by hand" , that is using fdisk or parted. That is really the best advice I can give on it.
 
Old 08-19-2003, 05:23 AM   #3
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yes, I would advise you to do partitions by hand, using cfdisk. As for your monitor display settings, I think that xf86config [/usr/bin/X11/xf86config or /usr/X11/bin/xf86config] can autoprobe them, but I'm not sure because I usually edit XF86Config file by hand.
 
  


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