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    I cant install linux!

    I think the error is it cant make new partitions because whenever i try it fails to do so. i cant use fdisk or qtparted to make them either. Any suggestions?

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    Linux Engineer aliov's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    More information is needed , do you have a free space n your Disk , are you using parted to resize , do you have any other OS installed , what is the error you get when do try to save the allocating spaces ?

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    Well you see i have a 40 GB hard drive with no other OS but i have installed both Linux and Windows Before. Now i can only install windows. When i try to access the hard drive with linux it says "cannot read /dev/hda" is that enough info?

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    it says "cannot read /dev/hda" is that enough info?
    No. that much Info is not enough. Boot up from any LiveCD and execute fdisk -l command and post output here.
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    Actually dont worry about it now it wont install windows... heh.
    Oh well i might be able to get a hard drive from a relative...

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