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Re: Partitioning HD for install

You could  put that drive in an intel box and use partition magic. just resize
the NT partition and move it to the back of the drive where it belongs :).

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Peter Petrakis

James Carlson wrote:

> Hi,
> Yes, this may be an irrelevant tidbit, but, with the "Auto" hard disk
> partitioning scheme used by AlphaBIOS (an NT-centric scheme, it seems) you
> can't use cfdisk to partition the drive during linux installation.  I got
> "You have no permission to write to drive" alternating with "Cannot read
> drive geometry" and "Bad primary partition" errors.  Dropping to a shell
> and using good ol' fdisk did the trick, however.
> Thanks for the help thus far.
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