>> I am installing Red Hat form a cover CD, and everytime it try to set
> the partition I get a message saying ' :: currpt partition table'.
> The version of Fdisk on the Red Hat CD says there is 6 partitions,
> but Fdisk in dos only shows 2.
>> I would be greatful of help.
Is dos telling you that you have two partitions, or that you have a
primary partition and a seconfdary partition? If it's the latter, then
your linux partitions are stored in the extended partition. If you
haven't gotten as far as installing any linux stuff yet, (and by the
sounds of things you haven't), doing "fdisk /MBR" (or is it fdisk -MBR?)
from the dos prompt to rewrite your partition table. Failing that, you
might try reducing the number of partitions. I'm guessing redhat fdisk
is showing something like:
partition: size: type: mounted on:
/dev/hda1 xxx VFAT
/dev/hda2 xxx extended
/dev/hda3 128m linux swap
/dev/hda4 (big) linux native /
Basically, the above is all you really need to have, assumimg you only
have one windows drive.
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