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Old 01-28-2005, 08:11 AM   #1
theresaboothe
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fdisk


When I type fdisk /dev/hda3 I see "Device contains neither a valid DOS partition table, nor Sun or SGI disklabel...." Should I buy a new hard drive?
 
Old 01-28-2005, 08:33 AM   #2
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try

fdisk -l /dev/hda

instead

regards
 
Old 01-28-2005, 08:36 AM   #3
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first do this man fdisk

then try this fdisk /dev/hda

always good to be informed before you start playing with hd partitions

good luck,
jrtayloriv
 
Old 01-28-2005, 09:08 AM   #4
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one more warning

before u quit , be sure of what u have done and then only write that partiton table, else u may exit using 'q' , this will not save any changes that u have made using fdisk

'w' will write that changes

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