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Re: ntoskrnl.exe



On Tue, 18 May 2004 11:39:18 -0500 (CDT)
Satish Balay <balay fastmail fm> wrote:

> On Tue, 18 May 2004, Sean Estabrooks wrote:
> 
> > It's still just a theory, but it looks like Grub actually starts
> > numbering partitions based on their starting cylinder number whereas
> > linux numbers them based on their physical order in the partition
> > table.
> 
> Not true. I've used 'Partition Magic' to resize the factory WinXP
> install (laptop) to create space for linux. It has compressed the ntfs
> partiton to the END of the disk - creating empty space in the
> begining. However the nfs partition is still primary-1
> 
> Grub/Linux still see it as (hd0,0)/hda1. This is with FC1.
> 
> So grub still follows Parititon numbering - not cylinder numbering.
> 
> Satish

I'd prefer to have FC2 experimental data to confirm your previous
experience.

Cheers,
Sean.



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