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Here is the problem: I have installed both linux and windows before, now i can only install windows. I uninstalled windows. i have 40 GB of free space. when i ...
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    Slackware install problem


    Here is the problem:
    I have installed both linux and windows before, now i can only install windows.
    I uninstalled windows. i have 40 GB of free space.
    when i try and access /dev/hda, it cannot read it.
    i have used huge26.s, test26.s, and other kernels with and without acpi=off
    i have tried other linux distros with no avail
    any suggestions?

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    I had problems like this before that were solved by using the GParted Live CD. If you haven't tried it yet, it's worth a shot.

    You can even format it as ext2 or 3 with GParted I believe.

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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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