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by kp2george75
Sun Jan 22, 2012 0:36
Forum: Entropy|Equo|Rigo Package Managers
Topic: S7 locks up on boot
Replies: 2
Views: 599

S7 locks up on boot

Sabayon-7-64 was downloaded on 10.30.11 and installed from the live DVD for dual booting with Win7 on an HP Pavilion notebook. Immediately after installing, 44 files were made available and were downloaded. Equo and config update were run and the updated system was stable for some time. Then, S7 sta...
by kp2george75
Sun Jan 15, 2012 0:14
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

How I solved the problem of installing S7 on my HD for dual booting when all 4 primary partitions were taken for factory installed Win7. STRATEGY: Take Win7 recovery software off drive D:\ to remove 1 primary partition, then shrink drive C:\. Combine these 2 spaces to make an Extended Partition with...
by kp2george75
Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:53
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

batvink I used the "Sir" because of my respect for you and the amount of effort that you have been putting into solving my problem of double booting SL7 with factory installed Win7, which occupies all 4 primary partitions on my HD. I am currently tied up with Seasonal activities and will not be able...
by kp2george75
Thu Dec 22, 2011 17:51
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

batvink, Sir, Here is an update on your request for the contents of the "hidden" Win7 drives D: and E: D: is listed as (RECOVERY (D:) with 8 file folders, 1 system file, 1 Configuration Settings, and 1 *.txt file, as follows: $RECYCLE.BIN Boot FactoryUpdate hp preload recovery RM_Reserve SystemVolum...
by kp2george75
Wed Dec 21, 2011 0:05
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

Here is your requested info on what is in Win7 drives D: and E: D:\>dir Volume in drive D is RECOVERY Volume Serial Number is CE43-01F3 Directory of D:\ 12/15/2011 4:37 PM HPSF_Rep.txt 1 file 21 bytes 0 Dir(s) 1,730,510,848 bytes free /dev/sda4 = E:\ >dir The devise is not ready I opened the HPSF_Re...
by kp2george75
Mon Dec 19, 2011 17:12
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

batvink, sir. Thank you very much for a suggested protocol to condense Win7 on my HD and make room for an SL7 installation. However, you recommend one step that I do not know how to do. This is in reference to the Win7 recovery partition (sda3) where you say to "find out what program is making the b...
by kp2george75
Sun Dec 18, 2011 17:47
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

Re: HP Win7 installation takes all 4 primary partitions

batvick, thanks for your reply. Here is the partition information you requested for the 1 TB HD. Partition file system label size used unused flag partition type /dev/sda1 ntfs system 199.00 MiB 66.29 MiB 132.41 MiB boot primary /dev/sda2 ntfs 916.71 GiB 40.43 GiB 876.28 GiB primary /dev/sda3 ntfs R...
by kp2george75
Sat Dec 17, 2011 18:52
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]
Replies: 14
Views: 2218

HP Win7 takes all 4 primary partitions [Solved]

My old HP laptop running SL7 died and I replaced it with a new HP Pavilion dv7 model with a 1 TB HD factory loaded with Win7 using Logical Block Addressing (LBA). With all 4 primary partitions taken for the Win7 installation, there is no room to install SL7. Can anyone help by telling me how to inst...
by kp2george75
Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:48
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Lost wireless connectivity again
Replies: 0
Views: 625

Lost wireless connectivity again

After 5 days of wonderfully consistent automatic wireless connections during booting in SL7, I was ready to mark my previous 3 topic submissions about wireless problems as being [Solved]. It appears as if my original problem has returned. Beginning 2 days ago, 11.11.11, with the first morning boot, ...
by kp2george75
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:25
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Wireless setup log loop in SL7
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Wireless setup log loop in SL7

My wireless connection is intermittent at best and stayed connected for only 22 minutes at one time today before crashing and completely deleting all setup files and moving the BSSID to the MAC slot in the Wireless Setup Form. This arrangement of "reversed" BSSID and Mac parameters in the Editing Sy...