[Ilugc] setting up dual boot

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 21:32:43 IST 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 6:01 PM, kenneth gonsalves
<lawgon at thenilgiris.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 17:56 +0530, Arun Khan wrote:
>> > [root at xlquest lawgon]# blkid
>> > /dev/sda1: UUID="00de097a-9323-433f-83a9-1858f44602d0" TYPE="ext4"
>> > /dev/sda2: UUID="b86bef0e-3402-41b2-b814-3e9f870fb2f7" TYPE="ext4"
>> > /dev/sda3: UUID="1c6294e2-e738-4282-b666-0a783988dd08" TYPE="swap"
>> > /dev/sda5: UUID="b81886a1-ffd8-4e1c-a8b2-f9a0599768c5" TYPE="ext4"
>>
>> I guess Mint installer is looking for a partition w/o any filesystem
>> on it.  Your /dev/sda5 has an ext4.
>
> as mentioned at the time when I tried I had unused unformatted free
> space on the disk.
>

Please ignore what I said in my earlier post.

Please follow up with Baskar's request for the /etc/fstab contents in
your Fedora installation.
I agree with him, it looks like you do not have any free hard disk space.

To be sure:
Within Fedora, try to create sda6 and let us know the result.

-- 
Arun Khan
"As a layman, I would say we have it, but as a scientist I have to
say, 'What do we have?'"
Rolf Heuer, Director General CERN on the announcement of Higgs Boson particle.


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