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So got my new copy of Slackware 12 today. Thank god im finally getting away from windows again. I am having issues with partitioning my hard drive for it. I ...
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    Read only partition?


    So got my new copy of Slackware 12 today. Thank god im finally getting away from windows again. I am having issues with partitioning my hard drive for it. I have wiped it clean and the format say raw in windows, however everytime I try to create a new partition in cfdisk it tells me that the drive has been opened in read only and all it allows me to do is create a primary partition of 666mb (no joke) Does anyone know what might be causing this? Thanks!

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    try cfdisk /dev/hdb (b is the important part) with my compy my hard drive was hdb second to my dvd drive, and that may be your problem
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    I would suggest you to use PartedImage LiveCD for partitioning. Its one of the best Partition Manager and download size is around 36MB only.
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    That worked! thank you for the help!

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    which suggestion?
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