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Old 07-24-2003, 10:10 PM   #1
Roger Alexander
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Error when I try to install Linux on my slave drive


I have a 4 Gig hard drive designated as drive D (windows). This drive was low level formatted and has nothing on it. I want to load Red Hat Linux (6.0) on this drive and then have the option to select my operating system at startup. However when I get started on the install, I get an error not recognizing the drive.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 07-24-2003, 10:19 PM   #2
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Error or warning and exactly what was it? Warnings about larger than 1024 cylinder or similar can be ignored.

How to get good answers with your questions about Linux

I wouldn't install release 6.0, go for 6.2 or 7.3 for the most stable version or 9.0 for the latest non-beta release of Red Hat.

# Cheap CDs
Discount Linux CDs
Linux Central
Cheapbytes
TuxCDs
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Windows letter assignments for drives don't designate anything significant in Linux, you have to use the postion in the IDE chain.

IDE1master=/dev/hda
IDE1slave=/dev/hdb
IDE2master=/dev/hdc
IDE2slave=/dev/hdd

# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project

Last edited by fancypiper; 07-24-2003 at 10:25 PM.
 
  


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