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# 1  
Old 05-24-2009
Error DSL Cfdisk error

I'm trying to instal dsl to hd ,but cfdisk comand returns an error.
dmesg | grep hda returns :
Optarac DVD RW AD-7530B, ATAPI CD/DVD-rom drive
attached ide-scsi driver
So i figure that is the problem.Right?
What should i do?
# 2  
Old 05-25-2009
You're trying to partition a CD/DVD disk?

Does DSL mean a DSL modem or does it mean 'damnsmalllinux' or something else?
# 3  
Old 05-25-2009
Linux hard drives are often not named hd[a-z] any more. Try 'fdisk -l' to list all drives and see which one is the hard disk, it's probably sda.
# 4  
Old 05-26-2009
Yes, I'm refering to Damn small linux Smilie.I tryed fdisk -l but it shows nothing and cfdisk sda is gives the same eror as cfdisk hda. Is there another way I could get knowledge of HDD location?
# 5  
Old 05-26-2009
cat /proc/partitions
# 6  
Old 05-26-2009
Cat /proc/partitions show an empty table.Should there be partitions
before cfdisk command is used?
# 7  
Old 05-26-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by SNAk55
Yes, I'm refering to Damn small linux Smilie.I tryed fdisk -l but it shows nothing and cfdisk sda is gives the same eror as cfdisk hda. Is there another way I could get knowledge of HDD location?
It doesn't see it. Perhaps it doesn't have a working driver for your machine. What is it?

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