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Old 09-01-2001, 02:48 PM   #1
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Unhappy Hard Disk Problem

I am trying to install Mandrake 8.0 on a 433 Mghz Pentium III Dell Optiplex G1p with a Maxtor 10 Gig hard drive. My problem is that the Linux installation only sees 1.9 Gig of the hard drive. I have already updated the BIOS and installed Maxblast but neither worked. The hard drive had windows 98 installed before and could see the entire 10 gig. I have used this M8.0 install disk before with no problems so it has to be something with the HD or BIOS. Any suggestions?
Old 09-02-2001, 07:38 AM   #2
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Do you have any unpartitioned space on the drive??? Say 1.9GB...


Old 09-02-2001, 08:05 AM   #3
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I dont think so. I started with a full 10 gig windows partition but when I started the linux installation it only showed 1.9 windows partition which I deleted and loaded as a linux partition. Tuesday when I get back to work I will fdisk the entire thing and start over.


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