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This was a black day for the Mandriva 2007. I'm persistently trying to install it on a dual-boot PC. I've installed it 5 times but never succeeded to rise up ...
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- 11-17-2007 #1
I'm persistently trying to install it on a dual-boot PC. I've installed it 5 times but never succeeded to rise up the system. It was always a strange filesystem-error at boot-up. I've formatted the entire HD with the built-in partitioner, but no use.
Then, I've killed the FAT sector with dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1 And reformatted the HD with PartedMagic CD.
The sixth time I didn't let Mandriva to fornat anything so it had been installed, but afterwards I could not rose the hal-daemon. It was a failure again.
I have some ideas but I'm not certain:
1. The installation's DVD is damaged
2. Something wrong with the HD.
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