Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation
User Name
Fedora - Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Fedora.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-09-2004, 04:37 AM   #1
Registered: Dec 2003
Posts: 71

Rep: Reputation: 15
Install (fresh) FC2 screwed Windows parttions

When installing FC2 fresh over my system which already had Windows I saw a warning "unable to align parition ..." and after the installation, my Windows cannot be boot anymore. This did not happen with FC1 even though it also show simila warning.

To get around, I had to install FC1 first then upgraded to FC2 and skip boot partition update. The same "alignment" warning exists though. While this works, it seems some parts of FC2 is not there compared with when I did fresh install of FC2.

One thng missing is all the Display backgfrounds. Anyone has same probs like mine ?

Old 08-10-2004, 01:11 PM   #2
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Mississauga, ON
Distribution: Ubuntu 9.04
Posts: 494

Rep: Reputation: 30
I have the same problem. I ended up re-installing Windows and then Linux but the partition-realignment problem never disappeared. Luckily everything boots fine, but errors mysteriously surface once in a while, for example, every 10 times I try to boot Windows and every 20 times I try to boot Linux, it fails and I have to press my computer's Restart button. I also get mysterious crashes in Windows I never had before.

One day I plan on doing a low-level format of my hard disk and hoping that that will work.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fedora Core 3 install screwed up my Windows XP install MichaelD Fedora - Installation 6 06-10-2005 02:54 PM
Ok fresh slack install and screwed up lilo... silverbullet Slackware 5 11-26-2004 01:34 PM
FastTrak Raid causing Buffer I/O Error on fresh FC2 install on a separate IDE drive abunn Linux - Hardware 3 10-21-2004 12:22 PM
FC2 fresh install hangs at 'GRUB' prompt lewisdw Fedora - Installation 3 06-11-2004 05:51 PM
How I screwed my mbr...FC2 & W2k, windows unable to boot even after reinstallation! shamael Linux - Newbie 3 05-24-2004 10:26 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:51 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration