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Old 07-30-2007, 02:27 AM   #1
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Exclamation Dell PowerEdge 2550 Fedora 7 Not enough Space


I have a Dell Poweredge 2550, dual PIII, 2GB RAM, and 5x 36GB HDD's. I have 2 36GB in Raid 1 Mirror. It doesn't have a dvd Rom drive so I've been using the FTP network install. Everything goes smoothly through the install just past where it partitions the drive and then after i select packages for install it calculates that I don't have enough free space. I was just wondering if the basic linux install is indeed larger than 36GB. Because i Know that's not the case on other PC's I've installed it on. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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No on my machine it is roughly 3G. Sounds like the partitions are being created way small. Never done the network install, but can you partition manually?
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I installed it just fine through an external HDD. I didn't even think to try that before. But now whenever i open a terminal or sometimes just randomly the machine reboots


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