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Old 07-30-2005, 04:49 PM   #1
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FC4 wont boot...

I seem to be making some progress, but I still cant get FC4 to boot. All it says is" Verifying DMI Pool Data......" Then I get prompt to boot from CD. I think I'm going to format and do a clean install. Any other suggestions?

Also, When ever I installed FC4 the first time, when i partitioned my drive i said partition the whole thing. Then I got asked are you sure, because it said that it would erase... Unfortunately i dont remember what it said... But it sounded important. Sorry I dont have any other info.


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Old 07-30-2005, 05:07 PM   #2
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For your second question, it was very important. It said it would erase all data on the disk. As for your first one, not sure...
Old 07-30-2005, 05:44 PM   #3
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Ah... Oh well. There wasnt anything important on there anyway...

Now... When ever I formatted a hard drive, I always slave the drives and do a full format vs. the fdisk. I prefer this way because with fdisk I always find traces of the old os.
I tried to do it with FC4 and it wont let me... It dosent even do anything. Literally nothing.

I also let FC4 do the partition, but it still wont boot.

It's driving me crazy!


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