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    Feb 05, 2011
    Hard drive partition issues
    I have been trying to install Tiger 10.4 and or Leopard 5 on two Quick Silvers 867 mhz The previous hard drives on these two machines had been partitioned in half. So when I boot from the OS CD and go to the Disk utility I cant seem to partition the drive any other way. The hard drive is showing as two hard drives and I am not allowed to alter them it seems. I tried several other hard drives but they all show as two hard drives. I can partition each section separately but thatís not what I want. I want to partition the entire drive. Oddly enough both machines are doing the same thing, very strange. Help ??!!

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    Sep 30, 2007
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    That is bizarre. If you are able to boot from one of these computers off a drive, can you post a screen shot of Disk Utility showing the drive mapping? If not, maybe take a photo and post that?

    Please verify and include the exact model/year of your Mac and OS X version number (available from "About This Mac", then "More Info" on the Apple menu).
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