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Cant make a partition

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Hi all, first of all, my system specs:
AMD 64 3700
nVidia 6800u
512MBx2 Corsair XMS 3200XL
DFI LanParty NF4 Ultra-D
Maxtor Diamondback 200GB

I installed partition magic, and tried to make a partition, it asked for reboot and i did. It was starting the PartitionMagic screen and then it just boot up to Windows without making the partition..

any ideas?
i installed ubuntu linux, before that i was able to make partitions
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are you using lilo or some other boot menu?

Since partition magic needs to rewrite some boot files so it can work without windows, those boot files are not being accessed because your boot loader is not the one PM rewrote since it does not know LILO exists
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