[clug] Debian partitioner doesn't see partitions

Arafangion arafangion at fussycoder.id.au
Thu Sep 22 01:04:46 GMT 2005

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:51 am, Owen wrote:
> Tried to install Debian from a dvd and it only saw hdc and no partitions.
> "The partition table on device hdc was unreadable. To create new partitions
> it must be initialized...."

Yes, apparently you do not have any partitions. You need to create partitions 
to install any OS onto it.

> How come the Mandrake partitioner sees the partitions
I don't believe that it saw any partitions - only the full hard drive that 
will eventually contain partitions - this is hdc.

The partitions, once created, would become hdc1, hdc2, and so on.

Arafangion -- The Star King of the Grape Trees.

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