error partitioning for Fedora 7
kam.leo at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 05:23:20 UTC 2007
On 6/16/07, zuo chungang <chgzuo at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Sirs:
> I had a problem when I tried to install fedora 7 on my HP pavilion a1540n
> with Windows Media Center Edition 2005 (MCE 2005) in the same hard-drive. I
> allocated 5 partitions for my windwos MCE 2005. When I created a swap
> partition with 2GB, it was OK. But after that I could create any other
> partitions such as /, /boot, etc. If I created a partition of / with 50GB,
> it was OK. But I could not create any other partitions after that. So the
> problem was I could only create one partition, but not more than one
> partition. The message was:
> Error Partitioning
> Could not allocate requested partitions: Partitioning failed: Not enough
> space left to create partition for None.
> But I had about 70GB space in my hard-drive after I installed Windows MCE
> 2005. I searched Internet and could not find the reason and solution. That
> is why I look for your help here.
Use search term "partition hard drive".
Your drive can only have four (4) primary partitions. Mirre than four
partitions requires that one of the primary partitions be an extended
partition. Within the extended partition you may add or create logical
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