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From: Nelson Brito (ntbrito_at_fc.up.pt)
Date: Fri Nov 15 2002 - 07:31:27 CST
If you're using SRM to boot the machine (and it seems
you are) you must write e BSD partition table. With
fdisk choose b (i think) to write the partiotion
table, then you can use diskdruid to assign the file
systems to the partition.
On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, steve schwartz wrote:
> I am attempting to install RedHat 7.2 on my Multia.
> The install can not partition the disk, not automatic, nor druid, nor
> fdisk. I tried replacing the disk with a spare, still no go. I can tell
> that it is seeing the disk because the gui sees the existing partitions (on
> one disk dos partition the other unix, Linux 4.2 I think).
> When trying to install the error is something like:
> Error Partitioning
> Could not allocate requested partitions:
> Partitioning failed: Could not allocate partitions as primary partitions.
> I am trying to install using the text mode.
> >>> b dka200 fi /vmlinux.gz fl- “root=/dev/scd0 initrd=images/cd-rom.img text”
> Does anyone have any suggestions? Any help will be appreciated.
> Steve Schwartz
> P.S. I can not do an upgrade either because although the gui shows that it
> sees the partitions but the install says that there are none…
> BL5 V3.83
> Alpha firmware V 4.33
> Processor ID 21066 Revision 2
> System Revision 0X1
> Processor Speed 1.66.66MHz
> Physical Memory 64
> Backup Cache size 256kb
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