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Old 07-25-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
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Suse 10.0 installation help

Hi, I'm a newbie to linux and I'm running into issues with installing suse.

Basically when it came to formatting, i told it to shrink my existing windows partition (I have 2 hard disks, 1 80 GB with windows xp and another 250 GB with no OS just NTFS partition)

Instead what it did is reserve 1 GB for swap space on my 2nd HD and about 150 GB for the root lesving 70 GB for NTFS which is not what i want.

The installation itself didn't even work, after doing CD 1 when it came to the loader it said error 21. But after doing something (can't remember what, at least i get the boot screen and can get into windows. If I try to enter Linux i get a grey screen and asks for login and password which i didn't specifu so basically I can't even go into linux.

Any ideas as to how to fix this mess. Ideally I would have liked to have a separate parition for linux (root and swap) but not 150 GB as I want the rest for NTFS. Is there a way I can undo my previous installtion or unistall suse altogehter?

And how should I parition my hard drives to do this?

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sorry about the double post I wasn't aware of the rules, but I would really appreciate any assistance on this matter.

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hehe, see the other one for an answer!
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Please don't double post. Thread has been reported for closure, continue conversation in
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