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Old 08-02-2006, 01:16 PM   #1
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installation problem of fedora core 2

halo... currently i got 2 OS in my pc and i am to install the fedora core 2 ( due to specific reasons)
When i tried to install it, it come out a statement as below:

" unable to align partition properly. This probably means that another partitioning tools generated an incorrect partition table, because it didn't have the correct BIOS geometry. It is safe to ignore, but ignoring may cause (fixable) problems with some boot loaders"

Did anyone know why ?? I really running out of idea how to solve the problem.
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Please post exactly what the current partition setup is. If one of your current OSes is Linux, then fdisk -l (run this as root)

We'll accept that you have a good reason for installing FC2 (obsolete) and not FC5 (current and very good)
Old 08-02-2006, 09:10 PM   #3
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Sorry didn't mentioned clearly. Currently, I got 2 OS which are Window XP and Fedora core 4.

I did create a new partition 10G for installing the Fedora Core 2(FC2) , others are Window XP is 15G and Fedora core 4(FC4) is 15G.

Is it you mean type " fdisk -l" into FC4 terminal to make FC4 run as root ??
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Originally Posted by wahaha
Is it you mean type " fdisk -l" into FC4 terminal to make FC4 run as root ??
You need to open a terminal, type "su" (or "su -"), press Enter and then enter your root password. Afterwards, run "fdisk -l" (that's a lowercase L, not number one) and post the output here. That will show people how your partitions are laid out.


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