i am new to linux, but very keen on learning
my problem is that i can't create the necessary partitions on my hd.
what i'm trying to do is dual boot, or maybe better, triple boot
i've already got vista and xp on my main drive and it's working fine(as far as windows "works"). my hd is 250GB and has two primary partitions, where vista and xp lives plus it's got more than 60GB unallocated space. i made it after installation with program called "acronis" for linux
but now, when i boot slackware 12.1 installation disk, use fdisk and pass my disk /dev/hda, first message i get is: "you won't be able to write to the partition table". an other strange thing is that it recognizes only 4GB of my hd and it doesn't recognize the already existing partition table
maybe my assumption, that i can't create partition, is wrong, but i have a hunch that if go ahead and create new partitions it will wipe out my drive leaving me only with the linux partitions i created
any help would be much appreciated
p.s. english is not my first language. i apologize for any mistakes