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Re: gparted liveCD 0.2.2

From: B.Hakvoort
Subject: Re: gparted liveCD 0.2.2
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 11:54:20 +0100

please file gparted bugs here:


On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 16:11 -0800, Michael Palmer wrote:
> gparted liveCD 0.2.2
> I tried to reconfigure my hard drive partition with this software and
> it seems to crash during operation.
> I burned a cd of the .iso file.
> The CD starts up and after entering the information for the language
> and keyboard, and screen information the program begins to search.  A
> box at the bottom is going back and forth and the text indicates that
> it is "scanning all devices".  After a few seconds the screen
> disappears and there is just a background screen.  Right clicking the
> mouse will bring up a menu which allows me to reboot, or go to
> an aterm window.  I have tried various settings for the screen
> dimensions and the depth, all with the same result.  After that I
> tried control-alt-delete and found the following text : 
> Could not init font path element /usr/x11R6/LIB/x11/fonts/100dpi,
> removing from list
> Warning: failed to open file
> (/usr/x11R6/share/fluxbox/nls/en_US_fluxbox.cat) for translation,
> using default messages
> Warning: unable to open /dev/hdc read-write (read-only file system)
> A bug has been detected in GNUParted refer to website for more
> information.  Email bug report to address@hidden containing
> version ( and message:The sector size on /dev/hdc is 2048
> bytes.  Parted is known not to work properly with drives other than
> 512 bytes.
> Error: Unable to open /dev/hdc -unrecognized disk label
> MTRRIOC_DEL_ENTRY failed 0x0000000 0x00000 1 (errno 22)
> Please note the text is not an exact copy but as close as I could get
> from writing it down and then retyping.  Sometimes I cant read my own
> writing.
> The computer is a Dell from about 2001.  It has a 60GB hardrive which
> is all one drive (c:\) running Windows2000, and I am attempting to
> split it into two drives so that I can install Linux.
> Any advice would be helpful......Thanks.
> Mike
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