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Old 01-31-2005, 09:46 AM   #1
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Disk druid partition error on RH WS3

Hi All,

I am trying to install RHEL WS3 on a machine that is already dual booted with XP and RH 7.3

This is what i get when i choose Manual partition mode:

/dev/hda1 ntfs
/dev/hda2 ext3 (/boot) # Used for RH 7.3
/dev/hda3 swap
/dev/hda4 Extended
/dev/hda5 ext3 (/) # Used for RH 7.3
Free (25GB)

I want to create install WS 3 on single partition using the free space.

I have tried editing the "Free" partition and creating a new partition with a "/" mount point but i keep getting the following error:

" Could not allocate requested partitions: Partitioning failed: Could not allocate cylinder-based partitions as primary partitions"

I am assuming that this the partition for WS3 needs to be root AND a primary partition??

What am i doing wrong?



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