SUSE 9.0: Install cannot read partition table
From: webclark (webclark-NOSPAM_at_rochester.rr.com)
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 04:32:45 GMT
Running the install, I get the message:
The partiioning on your disk /dev/hda is not readable by the
partitioning tool "Parted" that YAST uses to change the partition table.
You may use the partitions on disk /dev/hda as they are. You may format
and assign mount points to them, but you cannot add, edit, resize, or
remove paritions from the disk with YAST.
--- I the this message when the parition table is made with: * Partition Magic 8 * Parted from "System Rescue CD "www.sysresccd.com" (or is it org?) * YAST (presumably using parted) from a SUSE 9.0 install from the exact same SUSE install DVD! (I simply zero out the first few sectors of /dev/hda and it is willing to install. But if I run it again... the message above. It states that it is not compatable with itself!) Once the system is running, whatever yast calls (parted) has no problem with either the disk that it made itself on install, or a /dev/hdab which reported the same message on install. Can anyone help me understand what is wrong? The disk is a western digital 120GB. When I format it, with any of these tools, I make the following partitions using all of the disk: 3 8GB primaries 1 103 or so GB extended (rest of disk) logical: 2G swap 128M boot 2G root 1G var 16G usr 16G opt 44G or so home 8G FAT32 for exchange with windows Please respond to "web clark at rochester.rr.com" without spaces and @ for the at Thank you.