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Old 08-13-2003, 08:48 AM   #1
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redhat 8.0 install problem

hello When I am installing redhat 8.0., Just before Disk Druid I get an error: "The partition table on dev/hda is inconsistent. There are many reasons why this might be the case. Often the reason is Linux detected the bios geometry incorrect. However this doesn't appear to be the case here. It is safee to ignore but ignoring may cause(fixable) problems with file systems Using LBA is recommended." And when I ignore gives the same error for /tmp/hda. I ignore again and I see free spaces less than 1 MB before the Windows partitions. When I select the root partition in Disk druid I get a warning "Root partition / may not meet booting constraints for your architecture. creation of a boot disk is highly recommended." Also Before installing redhat , I made partitions with partitionmagic.
Old 08-13-2003, 11:42 AM   #2
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What kind of drive(s) are you using? I had a similar problem with a Western Digital SE drive, which was also partitioned with Partition Magic. Try repartitioning, it worked for me.
Old 08-14-2003, 03:20 AM   #3
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I have a samsung SP0802N. I tried partitioning several times. Finally I erased all partitions and recreated but again a 'Free Space' unpartitioned space appeared just before the primary part.


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