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    Which partition do the GRUB files go if I have installed Puppy in partition sda1 and it throws me the/this partition is not linux" error....

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    Default location of GRUB conf files is /boot/grub folder. Boot up from LiveCD of any Linux distro and execute fdisk -l command in Terminal. Post the output here.
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    I did the partition with File system ext4 and puppy homepage says it has to be ext2/ext3, I'll try ext3 now after done wiping with DBAN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sportcrazy60 View Post
    I did the partition with File system ext4 and puppy homepage says it has to be ext2/ext3, I'll try ext3 now after done wiping with DBAN.
    Disk /dev/sda/: 40.0 GB ,40060403712 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4780 cylinders

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1/ 1 4781 39118972 83 Linux

    The following **** is about my USB drive so it doesn' matter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sportcrazy60 View Post
    Disk /dev/sda/: 40.0 GB ,40060403712 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4780 cylinders

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1/ 1 4781 39118972 83 Linux

    The following **** is about my USB drive so it doesn' matter.
    EDIT= Thevalues messed up so ill put em otherwise:
    End:4871
    Blocks:39118972
    Id:83
    System:Linux
    And I missed 1 line: Units:cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280

    Solved it just ignored the error and put the text string the puppy installer gives tou in the menu.lst and rebooted... success
    Last edited by sportcrazy60; 03-18-2011 at 03:42 PM. Reason: prob.solved

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