Partitioner does not show partitions

J dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 16:05:14 GMT 2010


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 10:29, Amila Liyanaarachchi <amila.uoc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well one of those partitions is 100MB not 100GB :) I guess that makes the
> equation correct.

HAHAHA! You are correct.  /me can not distinguish between M and G...  heh...

> PC consists of a Intel DG43GT main board, more tech information is available
> at http://www.intel.com/cd/products/services/emea/eng/motherboards/desktop/DG43GT/overview/424010.htm
> No HW RAID.

Hrmmm... couldn't find much through a cursory search, but I'm also at
work and really don't have time...

HOWEVER, I did find this:

http://information-technology.converanet.com/CVN01/cachedhtml?hl=keywords&kw=acpi+sys&cacheid=ds2-va:p:1001t:860058432888:5dca00dd70d83bc8:4ae0b739&scopeid=defLink

Which says this:

> Windows XP Setup Can’t Find Hard Drive
> If your Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive is set to AHCI mode in BIOS and you install Windows XP without using an F6 driver,
> Windows setup is likely to fail, reporting that it cannot find any hard drives.

> To resolve this problem, use the F6 driver diskette during Windows XP setup (if your SATA drive supports AHCI) - or - change the
> drive mode in BIOS to IDE.

That's a windows related issue, however, just for kicks, check the
BIOS settings and change the SATA mode to IDE and see if that gets you
going...

> I'll boot it from a live cd and check what you have suggested.
>
> Thanks a lot for the reply.
> Amila

Cheers
Jeff




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