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17rabbits
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« on: May 20, 2016, 11:03:54 AM »

I've installed DSL into HDD. installed boot loader.
After setting up some, I screwed it up and its behave got strange, so I wanna re-install.

How can I uninstall DSL?
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2016, 11:03:41 PM »

If you want to reinstall, you should simply be able to run through the same installation process you did before. The bootloader will be written on top of the old one, though actually it wouldn't even need to be, in order for the new installation to boot.

If you really wanted to start from scratch, you could erase any partitions created on the HDD using fdisk. Boot to the live CD and start fdisk with "fdisk /dev/hdx" where "x" is the letter representing your drive (hda, on many single HDD systems), then type "o" to write a new partition table, and "w" to make the changes on the disk. Type "q" to exit, then reboot before following the installation procedure. You shouldn't have to do this unless you've messed up the partitions on the HDD.
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