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Old 12-03-2004, 03:04 PM   #1
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HDA problems on knoppix


Hello,

i'm using knoppix because my xp messed up and i'm using the cd so it's not installed (knoppix live). I can see my hard drive (hda1) and i can access all the files but for some reason i cannot delete anything or i cannot copy something to my hda (or we can say i cannot read/write). Any idea how can i fix it?

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Old 12-03-2004, 04:09 PM   #2
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DO you know if the XP drive was formatted with NTFS? If it was I think that's your problem. I do not know of a way other then blanking that drive and starting fresh to get Linux installed on it... Well thinking about it as I write this you could use something like partition magic and resize the disk and give you some free space so you can install it.

My 2 .... So take it for what it's worth..
 
Old 12-03-2004, 04:34 PM   #3
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Well i thought about installing linux but the thing is i have 17 gb of very important files and i cannot format the hardisk. What i'm tryin to do is i want to be able to copy files to my hard drive or delete files from my hard drive so this way i can download the programs that will fix the stupid xp and copy them to the windows harddrive. This is my wifes comp so i'm not even thinking about formating the c: and installing linux. I just need to be able to delete and copy files to hda1. Please help i'm sure the answer is so easy

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Old 12-06-2004, 02:22 PM   #4
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Try this link and see if it helps..

http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=60253
 
  


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