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    Dream Linux partition problem!!!

    Hello everybody.
    I ahve a problem with my pc.I try to instal dream linux but i didnt install it propertly.
    In the partition i side i have done this: Partition Morpher
    Path Type filesystem size flags
    /dev/hda1 primary ext2 7( here is tha mistake) boot
    /dev/hda2 primary linux-swap 1200
    /dev/hda3 primary ext3 2996
    free 74324
    So as u can see i have choose a boot partition with only 7Mb! and now i cant use winxp or linux...i can use linux only from live Cd.
    Is there any body able to help me?
    Ps:thnx in advance.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Chandigarh, India
    you should install WIndows XP before Linux Installation. i suggest to wipr harddisk, install WIndows and leave Free/Unpartitioned space for Linux. Installer will create and format partition itself.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    Drean Linux Problem

    Ame thing happened to me..... Here's how i got out of it.
    Download and burn partedmagic. You'll see the link on distro watch. Use TESTDISK... Let it hunt for the partitions that were lost. It will then re-write your MBR for you and you're back in business. (well i was anyway)..... Even supergrub did not help me but this did..
    I think you'll be fine ...

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    Typo above. i meant same thing happened to me...
    Anyway here''s the link for you

    PartedMagic - Main - Parted Magic

    fairly small, only about 37mb in all...

    Once you've done shut down your system, then cold boot it back up....

    Good luck

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