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Old 11-29-2002, 11:58 PM   #1
chrismiceli
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no primary partion


I am trying to install rh8 from a disc that worked fine on another comp. evertime i go to the format, no matter which option i choose, disk druid or auto, after i try to change the partion table, it says no primary partion is set active. i went into the windows dos fdisk and it says i have on 38 gig primary dos, how do i get linux to install?
 
Old 11-30-2002, 03:28 AM   #2
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windows is using up all your drivespace. u need to:

- shrink the windows partition by resizing it
- repartition and plan your partition layout to allot space for Red Hat

If you want u can use this tool

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/bootitng.html

To resize your partition
 
  


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