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> Hard Drive Troubles, Partition table is messed up
StevenM
post Jan 13 2004, 11:02 PM
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I have a 40 gig Linux drive and 15 gig Windows drive. I got DSL, and I do generally use windows more, so with all my downloading, I have only 800 MBs left on my windows drive. Previously, I have tried to split the 40 gig drive, 20 for linux, 20 for windows. I have Red Hat 9. I used sfdisk (i think, i know it was the one the man fdisk described as a "hacker" one). sfdisk (or whatever) messed up the partition table a bit, now there are trailing 1 MB free spaces at the start and end (and sometimes in the middle) of the drive. I was wondering how I could fix the partition table, and get a 20 gig vfat partition (the red hat 9 installer will only let me create a vfat of 2048 MBs). I backed up all my linux files to my windows drive, so I can reinstall red hat all I need. Thanks for any help and sorry about the messiness, I am typing this really fast.
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