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I am trying to install Mandriva PowerPack 2011 on Lenovo ThinkPad E530 i7, it has windows 7 installed on it.
I successfully downloaded and wrote the iso on a DVD, but when I try to install it , the partition stage fails, I have a lenovo backup of 17GB disk, a 446GB hard disk, from which only 42 is used by windows, I already ran "chkdsk c: /f /r" successfully.
any ideas are appreciated ...
Last edited by mandrivaFan; 09-13-2012 at 01:52 PM.
Partition failed : FAT resizing failed : ntfsresize failed: ntfsresize v2011.4.12 (libntfs-3g)
Device name : /dev/sda3
NTFS volume version : 3.1
Cluster size : 4096bytes
current volume size : 18874364416 bytes (18875 MB)
current device size : 18874368000 bytes (18875MB)
New volume size : 12424204800 bytes (12425 MB)
checking file system consistency ...
0.00 percent completed
39.22 percent completed
78.43 percent completed
100.00 percent completed
Accounting clusters ...
space in use 12936 MB (68.5 %)
correcting resizing constraints...
ERROR : New size can't be less than the space already occupied by data.
You either need to delete unused files or see the -i option.
this message appears after choosing the : use the free space on a Microsoft windows partition. option.
and yes i choose the correct device to partition.
I figured out what was the problem...
in the hard disk there were a small partition of 18 GiB of backup created by lenovo, when I was trying to partition the hard disk ,it was trying to partition this part...
so i choose custom partition and deleted it , as a result the 18 GiB where merged with the rest of the Hard Disk, after that I choose the option of using the free space of windows partition and every thing went smooth .
I am now facing new problems, the sound under KDE is damaged, when I use sakis3g to connect to the internet it connects but there is no internet ... also I choose to install Gnome but the starting screen does not show any option of starting any environment ,it starts KDE automatically, what shall I do ??
I have another question, how can I change the theme of emacs ?