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Re: sfdisk: extended partition does not start at a cylinder boundary - how to fix it?



On Fri, 21 May 2004 08:55:32 -0700
Radu Cornea <ccradu yahoo com> wrote:

> On 5/21/2004 6:24 AM, Mariano Draghi wrote:
>   > Ok, but how do I run that sfdisk? I can't run it with the disk mounted,
> > can I?
> > 
> > And apart from that, I have changed the access mode in the BIOS to LBA. 
> > Should I turn it to 'auto' before runnig this command? Does this make 
> > any difference?
> > 
> > I'm sorry... so many questions :(
> > 
> You would have to boot from a rescue CD (or the first CD form Fedora 
> Core 1), or a Knoppix CD.
> 
> Then run
> 
> chroot /mnt/sysimage
> 
> and the sfdisk command.


No you don't need a boot disk.   Just boot into Linux and use the -f (force)
parameter of sfdisk which will work even if it's mounted.

Cheers,
Sean



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