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Re: Install issue

On Fri, Jun 05, 1998 at 10:53:43PM -0400, Dan Jacobowitz wrote:
> I ran through my first x86 install today, and had a wierd problem. 
> After pounding my bios into properly detect both c and d drives, I
> started the install using loadlin planning to avoid floppies
> altogether.  However, when the time came to select a partition to find
> the resc1440.bin for drivers, it failed to display hdc1.  My partitions
> were this:
> hda1, a 1.2GB FAT32 drive
> hdc1, a 3.6GB partition on secondary master (5GB drive)
> hdc2, 1.3GB ext2
> hdc3, swap
> hda1 showed, and hdc1 was indeed not mounted but did not appear in the
> selection dialog box (after choosing media harddisk).  I was able to
> mount it by hand in the other VC and continue, though.
> Any ideas?

Not yet. A few questions: Which filesystem type has hdc1? Which version of the
boot-floppies were you using? I assume hdc2 and hdc3 were properly detected
in previous steps (initialize swap & initialize linux partition), right?

Enrique Zanardi						   ezanardi@ull.es

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