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Old 03-14-2004, 01:20 AM   #1
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Disk Geometry error


Hi,
I am trying to install Linux. I am using Partition magic, PM shows there is something wrong with the Disk Geometry ( I do not know what that means). While installing Linux I am haveing problems, Linux cannot see one of my hard drives.

pl
 
Old 03-14-2004, 01:22 AM   #2
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Some more information PM is giving 120 as the error code.
 
Old 03-14-2004, 02:01 AM   #3
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Re: Disk Geometry error

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Originally posted by pinko_liberal
Hi,
I am trying to install Linux. I am using Partition magic, PM shows there is something wrong with the Disk Geometry ( I do not know what that means). While installing Linux I am haveing problems, Linux cannot see one of my hard drives.

pl

Partition Magic sucks!

Leave it as it is and try boot from Linux cd.It dependes on distro you installing,but in Mandrake 9.1 it asks where you wanna install it.Su just becarfuly put where you want it and it'll do partitions itself.

Hope I helped,

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