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Old 02-06-2007, 01:12 PM   #1
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Question DVD 3.26c Install Issues Noob needs help

here is my fdisk-l info

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 843 6373048+ b W95 FAT32
/dev/hda2 844 14713 104857200 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda3 14714 20673 45057600 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda5 14714 14783 529168+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/hda6 14784 15339 4203328+ 83 Linux
/dev/hda7 * 15340 20673 40325008+ 83 Linux

Lastnight I tried to install the new Sabayon linux in 2 ways.
1st I tried to do it via GUI. I choose to format and choose hd7 as /root and
When I got I got to the part that said said they had gauthered all the info needed it sat and formating HD7 for like 2 hours. So I rebooted only to get a Grub error so I can't log into windows now.

So I rebooted PC again and used Text install. IN here I was asked where I wanted to place grub I had a choice between HD7 and MBR. I choose HD7 then when it asked me to choose where root was ( /) I said HD7 and asked to format it. In the text install gui it's been at 11% formating since lastnight.

This is the seconed time I have try to install this I need help.
Please advise
Old 02-07-2007, 03:45 PM   #2
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Here is a handy Blog that can point you in the right direction, the author may personally help you also in due time, as he/she is a member here.

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