how not to initialize HD

Gregory Hosler ghosler at redhat.com
Sat Jul 31 11:37:27 UTC 2010


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On 07/31/2010 06:38 PM, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> I don't know why, but I keep trying to install Fedora on my laptop. The last 
> time I did it , it told me it had to initialize my HD, and I stupidly said 
> YES. And it did. Wiped out my XP/Ubuntu setup. I reinstalled XP , and I tried 
> AGAIN, and it still wants to initialize my HD.  
> This is a Dell 100Gb HD laptop that has always been dual-boot, with lots of 
> Linux distros EXCEPT Fedora..
> If I say ignore, it tells me there are no partitions to install onto.
> 

What is the output of fdisk -l

- -G

- -- 
+---------------------------------------------------------------------+

Please also check the log file at "/dev/null" for additional information.
                (from /var/log/Xorg.setup.log)

| Greg Hosler                                   ghosler at redhat.com    |
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