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I want to install RHEL3.0 in SATA DeskStart HD using MSI SATA MB, but not detecting at OS installation time. HOW i can detect, Pls help me!!!!

I am using a SATA HD in MSI SATA (non-RAID) suport MB. When i am going to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, the HD driver is not detecting/suporting. How can i detect HD and format that (DeskStart). Please help me!!!!

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    nickpower May 11, 2010

    I am not a linux master but from what i can tell you might need to use a newer version. Did you ever consider ubuntu? I messed around with it a little very easy Distro to get started with Linux.

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You need to create a space for which to install Linux. That likely means resizing Windows. Partition Magic is a good Windows utility to accomplish this, although there is a Linux version called Gaprtedthat will do essentially the same thing. You download the Gparted live cd, burn to disk, and run it from your computer. You must go into "setup" and set your Bios to boot from CDROM before booting the Hard Drive. Once booted, follow the on screen instructions. Resize Windows, (but NOT before a thorough defrag of your Windows drive), and create a "blank space" for Linux. Afterward, boot your Linux distro, (RedHat 9 was a great distro, but a newer version of a Red Hat based distro would serve you better, sayCentOS or Fedora Core), and follow the online instructions. Good Luck!

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