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Re: Dual Boot Installation



It turned out to be a problem with the graphical installer - text 
install worked OK (but not great - installed Gnome instead of KDE 
which I'd selected, and no option to select individual packages)


On 3 May 2004 at 9:20, akonstam trinity edu wrote:

> On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 08:48:03AM +1000, Edwin Humphries wrote:
> > G'day all,
> > 
> > I'm installing fedora on a windows XP computer: it has a 40Gb 
> > partition: 13Gb NTFS windows system partition, 102 boot Linux 
> > partition, 11.9 Gb Linux root partition, 957 Mb Linux swap
> > partition, and 2 Fat32 shared data partitions.
> > 
> > I've been consistently getting 2 errors:
> > 
> > 1.	When partitioning, I get a "boot partition /boot may not meet
> > booting constraints of your system for you architecture".
> This is not really a problem especially if you are using the grun 
boot
> loader. > > 2.   when installing packages (at random stages): 
"There
> was an error > installing [package]. This can indicate media 
failure,
> lack of disk > space, and/or hardware problems. This is a fatal 
error
> and your > install will be aborted. Please verify your media and 
try
> your > install again. Press the OK button to reboot your system." 
The
> media > has checked out fine. > > To try and resolve this problem,
> I've tried: > > 1.   Installing off CD with "linux allowcddma" - 
same
> problem > > 2.   Installing off CD with "linux ide=nodma" - same
> problem > > 3.   Installing off newly burned CDs - same problem > > 
4.
>   Installing via local FTP from previously downloaded ISOs - same >
> problem > > 5.   Installing via local FTP from rpms extracted from
> previously > downloded ISOs - same problem > > 6.   Installing via
> local from newly re-downloaded rpms - same > problem > > I'm fresh 
out
> of ideas - does anyone have any suggestions? :-/ > The rest of 
these
> tries seem to indicate a hardware failure. I assume some of the
> partitions are extended partitions. Why do you have so many? --
> ------------------------------------------- Aaron Konstam Computer
> Science Trinity University One Trinity Place. San Antonio, TX
> 78212-7200
> 
> telephone: (210)-999-7484
> email:akonstam trinity edu


Edwin Humphries,
Ironstone Technology Pty Ltd
edwin ironstone com au
www.ironstone.com.au
Phone: 02 4233 2285
Fax: 02 4233 2299
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