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Re: Big HardDisk Prob

    dont use disk druid use fdisk.then add a new primary partition for / or /boot (depends upon u).
and rest other /usr /var etc partitions u can make logical in extended. now start installin it will give u a warning that lilo should get installed on first 1024 cylinders.if u bios supports this then its ok else u have to make a boot disk

try this 
bye manish

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001 10:06:51  
 Abhishek Jain wrote:
>i am trying to install PC Quest Linux7.1 on a PIII 866 (mbrd-Intel 815E)
>with 30gb hdd, i presently have Widows Yucx Pee installed (upgraded from
>win2k professional) on this. I wish to install linux in the last partition
>(7GB) of the 4 partitions. After booting form the cd, while running disk
>druid i am unable to create "/boot" mount pt, whenever i try to creat this
>it gives me a error /boot>1024 cylinders and makes this red, well afetr
>removing this if i try to create other mount pts on creating the final "/"
>partition and asigning it the rest available space, disk druid exits and in
>colsole mode show that i can reboot safely. the error  msg says
>* Failed to allocate '/boot' : Not enough free space
>* Failed to allocate '/' : Not enough free space
>pls suggest possible solutions. also pls let me know of some resource/link
>which wud help me in making my system dual boot.
>waiting eagerly for ur reply
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