"mount failed: Invalid argument" - Trying RH 5.1 on an NT system
Posted on 1999-01-24
I am trying to install Redhat 5.1 (Macmillan distribution)on a Dell Optiplex GX1 system - Pentium II 350MHz, 64M RAM,
6.1G hard drive.
It originally had 3 partitions in the hard drive C:, D: and E:. I used then installed Dell inspector SW and deleted D: and E: before i started Linux installation.
Then I booted and started installation of Linux from the CDROM. Everything appeared to go well. It recognized the hard drive with the single DOS partition and I created all the required Linux partitions.
It appeared to accept everything. Then I selected the default package installation. It started the formatting (which took several minutes) and then finally came out with the "mount failed: Invalid argument" message.
Is there something I am doing wrong and what should I be looking out for.
Thanks for any help.