Help activating available disk space, please.

Nat Gross nat101l at
Tue Dec 13 21:12:32 UTC 2005

On 12/13/05, Falko Pilz <fedora-ml at> wrote:
> Hello,
> your hda4 isn't a partition you can format with an fs.
> A harddrive could have only 4 primary partitions.
> So if you need more you must use an extended one like your hda4
> in this partition you can build many more I think something like 63
> (I'm not sure) like your hda5. You at the moment could create new
> partitions form block 8102 to 9472 into hda4 to get more space in a new
> partition.
> The other way is to grow up your hda5, but (please forgive me) it isn't
> nothing for your skill.
Ah. hda4 is the total for hda5 plus hda6,7,8, whatever. ok.
Rather then extending hda5, I would like an hda6. Is this simple?
Is there a gui fdisk for FC4 like something the FC install comes with?

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