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Problems with booting

I had a problem with harddisk.System was working and it stoped working some days ago.I took server and after looking on problem I saw that it was not able to aknowledge harddisk and at the same time it was not booting from it.I changed harddisk with the new one but now it is aknoledged but when i try to install fresh copy of True UNIX64 it is not posible due to some other problemstha apears like there is not Swap partition created.Could somebody help me on this problem to troubleshoot.

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Re: Problems with booting

For any new hard disk first you have to create a partition table. Usually this is done when installing the OS. eg: for win98 you have to first create the partition in dos, format it, then run win98 setup. Now in WinXP this can be done when installing the OS. Similarly you may have to create the partition before runing UNIX setup. I Dont know the installation for UNIX. Usually the hard disk manufacturer supplies with some utility to do the partition. Like Disk Manager from Seagate.

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