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    [SOLVED] Partition Deletion Error?


    I've installed Linux quite a few times on many different computers and for some reason, I'm stumped.

    I went to ubuntu.com and burned myself a boot-disk. Afterwards I went to my dad's original ME box and when I tried deleting the partition I got an error that said, "Could not change partitions, cause the disk could not be locked".

    Help me out here.

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    Make sure that all partitions are unmounted. Execute this
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    sudo umount /dev/<partition>
    In case it doesn't work, post the output of this
    Code:
    df -h
    sudo fdisk -l
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    Nevermind, I figured it out. I used an XP CD to delete the partition and then switched the cd for Ubuntu. Worked like a charm.

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