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alright I put the slackware cd in my cdrom drive. i boot bare.i... .. .. when i try to run cfdisk i'll get the message "Opened disk read-only - you ...
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    instlalling slackware 10.1 some help needed


    alright I put the slackware cd in my cdrom drive. i boot bare.i...
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    when i try to run cfdisk i'll get the message "Opened disk read-only - you have no premission to write"

    then i'll get the question

    do you with to start with a zero table? y

    it shows a 6xx mb harddisk... i have a 45gb hardisk in my pc

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    is my post clear?

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    is there a particular reason you're using bare.i? you shouldn't need to enter anything at the beginning, just press enter and the preparation will begin.
    as for the space problem, my first thought was that it was a partition problem, make sure you're root when you use cfdisk

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    i've got the awnser already

    cfdisk standard is /dev/hda
    but my harddisk was at /dev/hdc that was the problem why i couldent write:P hda is my cdrom drive

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob
    i've got the awnser already

    cfdisk standard is /dev/hda
    but my harddisk was at /dev/hdc that was the problem why i couldent write:P hda is my cdrom drive

    I kind of guessed the problem.
    Newbie problem wich allmost everyone had.

    (Including me, done it couple of times afterwards too)

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    i had the same prob

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