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Re: Partition Magic Chokes on my Partitions



Am Do, den 17.06.2004 schrieb Per-Olof Litby - Reg'l Mgr Nordic/Baltic -
Java System Software - Sun Microsystems um 17:52:

> Here's the problem: I have a triple boot system on this laptop - Win XP 
> Pro, Fedora Core 2, and Sun's Java Desktop System (SuSE based). Here's 
> the output of the fdisk -l command:
> 
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/hda1               1        3335    26785048+   7  HPFS/NTFS      
>          Windows XP, NTFS
> /dev/hda2            3335        4864    12285000    f  W95 Ext'd 
> (LBA)         Extended, containing hda5,6,7,8
> /dev/hda5            3335        4100     6146248+  83  Linux            
>        Fedora Core 2 / ext3
> /dev/hda6            4100        4228     1028128+  82  Linux swap      
>         Fedora Core 2 swap
> /dev/hda7   *        4228        4789     4505728+  83  Linux            
>        Sun JDS / reiserfs
> /dev/hda8            4789        4864      604768+  82  Linux swap      
>         Sun JDS swap

The partitions start on the same block with which the previous partition
ends?

> What could the Linux install programs have done to the partition table 
> that offends Partition Magic?

Such behavious is well known. I don't recommend using Partition Magic
when using a Linux partition tool too. PQMagic has often other opinions
about the structure of the partitions / partition table.

> /POL

Alexander


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