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Re: Problems with installing Debian Linux on a SATA hard disc

With ETCH Everything will be OK!!

Greetings from Cuba.

El Lun, 29 de Octubre de 2007, 12:30 pm, Triskal escribió:
> Hi there!
> I did a search for my problem, but couldn't find the answer. If I
> overlooked it, I apologize. Also, I'm quite new to Linux (I've used it
> for LaTeX, but not much else, and I'm an absolute novice at installing
> Linux.)
> About my system:
> 1. I have a Dell Dimension 5150 with a 320 GB SATA hard disc; on this
> disk, there is Windows XP (three partitions on the hard disc).
> 2. I bought a new internal hard disc (Samsung SATA2 160 GB
> (HD160/1HJ)) to install Debian Linux on it (Sarge 3.1r0a, which came
> on two DVDs which were part of one of the two main books in German on
> Debian Linux).
> The problem:
> The installation program didn't recognize either of my two hard discs
> (neither the one with Windows on it nor the new one): "no partitions
> found".
> Now, I'm currently downloading DVD iso images with Etch on it in the
> hope that Etch can handle SATA hard discs (since Sarge could not). Is
> there any point in doing this (i.e., does Etch still have the same
> problems with SATA discs)? Or what should I do?
> Please note that I'm still quite new to Linux. I have used it in the
> past to compile LaTeX documents, but that's about it. And I have only
> little experience with installing Linux.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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