Fedora 8 and partitioning

Adil Drissi adil.drissi at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 27 21:20:17 UTC 2008


Hi, 

I retarted my machine the problem seem fixed.

Thanks


--- On Sun, 7/27/08, Adil Drissi <adil.drissi at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Adil Drissi <adil.drissi at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Fedora 8 and partitioning
> To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list at redhat.com>, "Aaron Konstam" <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Sunday, July 27, 2008, 9:03 PM
> Hi, i reinstalled fedora before reading your message. I did
> it in my way i removed the two windows partitions in the
> installation process. Now i have in the file system some
> 24GB. I have another problem now. I trying to install gcc
> because i didn't choose to do so during the installation
> process. I am using the menu "applications --> add
> remove software". After that i have an alert box saying
> that an other program is blocking access to information
> about software. Do you have an idea about how i can resolve
> that?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> --- On Sun, 7/27/08, Aaron Konstam
> <akonstam at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 
> > From: Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>
> > Subject: Re: Fedora 8 and partitioning
> > To: adil.drissi at yahoo.com, "For users of
> Fedora" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> > Date: Sunday, July 27, 2008, 8:04 PM
> > On Sun, 2008-07-27 at 10:08 -0700, Adil Drissi wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I have winXP installed in my laptop.
> > > 
> > > When installing it i choose to create a new
> partition
> > (D:) that i was intending to use for fedora8.
> > > 
> > > After installing fedora 8, now i have both
> operating
> > systems windows uses c: (20GB) i have D: accessible
> from
> > windows that i can format to either FAT or NTFS, but
> fedora
> > only uses the remaining space so now i cannot run any
> > program, even mozilla does not work.
> > > 
> > > So my question is if there is a way to increase
> > fedora's partition, knowing that i have access to
> c: but
> > not to d: from fedora.
> > > I'm using fedora8 because i'm intending
> to use
> > a software that only runs in version 8.
> > > 
> > > Thank you for advance
> >  To have fedora and WinXP on the same machine you do
> not
> > create a partition D:.
> > When you install F8 you can re-format that partition
> as a
> > ext3
> > p[partition as well as reallocate the space to handle
> the
> > F8 system.
> > partd and gpartd can be used in Fedora to re-size
> > partitions also.
> 
> 
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