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I downloaded Archlinux iso from its site and tried to install it but when i boot from cd it gets stopped at some line regarding the ntfs support. pls help ...
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- 09-15-2007 #1
Arch Installation Problem..........
I downloaded Archlinux iso from its site and tried to install it but when i boot from cd it gets stopped at some line regarding the ntfs support. pls help to solve this problem and guide me in installing archlinux.
- 09-16-2007 #2
That seems like an interesting error message. Can you post the exact message and maybe some information about your partition layout? How far did you get in the install?
- 09-23-2007 #3
the error which i m getting
Ext3 FS on SDA6 internal journal Ext3-FS: mount filesystem with ordered data mode Looking for new config files on /dev/sda6, checking /config directory… No files found to copy in /config directory on media disk Looking for new packages to install on /dev/sda6, checking /packages directory No new files found to copy and install in /package directory on media /dev/sda6 NTFS driver 2.1.28 [FLAGS: R/W MODULE] NTFS Volume Version 3.1
Disk /dev/hda: 80.0 GB, 80060424192 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9733 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/hda1 1 1275 10241406 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/hda2 * 1276 1300 200812+ 83 Linux /dev/hda3 1301 5007 29776477+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA) /dev/hda5 1301 2575 10241406 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/hda6 2576 3791 9767488+ 83 Linux /dev/hda7 3792 5007 9767488+ 83 Linux
- 09-23-2007 #4
it seems to be a bug in Arch linux
FS#7868 : Installation hangs while detecting addons from NTFS volumelife is the greatest opportunity that the nature had given you
- 09-23-2007 #5
So, according to the link abhishek456 provided, the bug is fixed in the newest install CD's (version 2007.08.1). Is that the version you're using?