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Re: [TCLUG:6306] RH Installation

I've seen this before.  Don't use disk druid to create your partitions. 
It works okay for naming their mount points, but it's not good for much
else.  /tmp/hda7, /tmp/hda8, etc. are not devices.  They should be
/dev/hda7, /dev/hda8, and so on.  And what the heck is /dev/root? 

My advice would be try a reinstall, and use the fdisk program to remove
and then recreate all of your partitions.

On Sat, 5 Jun 1999, Perry Hoekstra wrote:

> I had previously posted a problem getting RH6.0 installed on my machine at
> work.  After trying various things, I decided to step down one and try a RH
> 5.x installation and then upgrade (thinking it may be a bug in the RH
> installation program).  Well, the same problem shows up on a RH 5.1
> installation.  I did a df -k on my drives with the following results:
>                   1024-blocks      Used    Available    Capacity
> Mounted On
> /dev/root                1932       887         945         48%         /
> /tmp/hdc               491142    491142           0        100%
> /tmp/rhimage
> /tmp/hda7             1243719     18076     1161385          2%         /mnt/
> /tmp/hda8              124407    124407           0        100%
> /mnt/usr
> /tmp/hda9              124407     4284       113699          4%
> /mnt/var
> It looks like my /usr partition is the same as my /var partition which is
> 125MB.  Yet I defined it in Disk Druid as 1250MB.  I know Disk Druid is
> creating a 1250MB partition because I can see it in Disk Administrator
> (NT).  The disk drive is a Western Digital 28400/8.4GB IDE drive.  Any
> ideas why the RH installation program thinks my 1250MB partition is 125MB?
> Thank you,
> Perry Hoekstra -
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