No Hard Drives Have Been Found


Login or Register to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
Old 07-17-2008
No Hard Drives Have Been Found

I am using an Acer Aspire 4720Z with two partitions C and D. Windows is installed on C and I decided to install Red Hat Linux 9 in partition D. The two partitions are in NTFS file system. During my installation of the the Linux, a prompt was displayed on screen with the message: "No hard drives have been found. You probably need to manually choose device drivers for the installation to succeed. Would you like to select drivers now?"

Please can anyone help me solve this problem?

Thanks.
# 2  
Old 07-21-2008
Bug

To install LINUX u need a NON-DOS (Idiotic term) partition or I can say a no filesystem partition. U are having a D: which is a wins partition with NTFS. U eitheir need a separate disk or u need to destroy/delete the D: (ofcourse after backing up D: ). Since u don't have a partition / drive on which Linux can be installed its' spitting up the correct message.
# 3  
Old 07-21-2008
Most of the Linux distribution does not contain built in support for NTFS file system ( not sure about Redhat9). You need to configure your installation for NTFS support. One simple solution is to format your D drive with FAT32 file system and then proceed installation.
Login or Register to Reply

|
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Need Hardware help on a RP4440 that lost the RTC and does not see both hard drives mrmurdock HP-UX 2 2 Weeks Ago 02:22 PM
Understanding volumes and hard drives cptkirkh UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers 5 01-04-2019 05:34 PM
Solaris 8 - Accessing Hard Drives ssabet Solaris 5 12-15-2016 03:26 AM
Hard Drives Undetected on My Machine - But Mounts on All Other Machines jacobs.smith Ubuntu 20 08-18-2015 03:35 PM
Create LVM of 2 Hard Drives while installing Centos 6.4. purushottamaher Linux 1 04-28-2014 06:40 AM
Trying to boot Solaris without hard drives in T5220 nerdboy Solaris 4 09-03-2013 05:04 PM
Hard Drives and MBR Lost in Cyberia Hardware 3 06-04-2013 06:28 PM
Reinstall old hard drives stu1811 Solaris 7 05-04-2013 10:58 AM
Set internal hard drives unaccessible to imager traustic UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 9 01-23-2012 12:09 PM
Help adding new hard drives Katkota Filesystems, Disks and Memory 3 10-10-2009 04:57 PM
formating and repartitioning an external hard drives seyiisq Solaris 2 05-18-2009 08:22 AM
How do I determine the hard drives in /dev/dsk in OpenSolaris? sqa777 Solaris 2 12-23-2008 05:15 PM
Sun Solaris 9 E250 -- Suggestions For External Hard Drives KenLynch Solaris 2 04-08-2008 12:36 AM
automatic copying files from external hard drives backman4sakn Filesystems, Disks and Memory 0 08-12-2005 06:11 PM
Hard drives franruiz UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 3 01-13-2004 05:13 PM