how not to initialize HD

Paul Cartwright fedora at
Mon Aug 2 10:38:27 UTC 2010

On Sun August 1 2010, Darr wrote:
> > Does mediaDirect need 1308MB (i.e. 1.3 GB)
> > be unallocated or was that a typo? 
do I NEED media-direct installed?

> It usually takes tools supplied by the disk manufacturer
> to restore the HDD to its original capacity after MediaDirect
> has been installed. e.g. SeaTools for DOS for Seagate drives
so, my errors might be because I have XP media center installed, but DON'T 
have that free space?

would that be why linux all seem to show errors on my drive, or is that just 
because it is 4 years old and well travelled..

Paul Cartwright
Registered Linux user # 367800 

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