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Re: Problem installing Debian 1.3



On 8 Dec 1997, Sten Anderson wrote:

> <tko@westgac3.dragon.com> writes:
> 
> > Gianluca Ryo Trimarchi writes:
> > > 
> > > Few days ago I've installed my "new" hd (conner 1080mb) in my computer.=
> > >  It's
> > > splitted in three partions: 1 primary (dos fat 16) e 2 logical for linux =
> > 
> > That's the problem-------------------------------------^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > When You install debian (or most other distributions), you must remove these 
> > pseudo-partitions as only DOS understands them. 
> 
> Are you saying that linux can't handle logical partitions? I am
> currently running linux on logical partitions, so I gues I have proven
> you wrong.

	Linux and debian in particular most certainly _can_ use logical
partitions.  I missed the original post.  If you respond in private I may
be able to help.



G John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre


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