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Old 01-16-2008, 07:19 AM   #1
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how to make partiton in linux


i had 2 parititons ,one for linux,other for windows,
in linux partiton i had fedora 7,and some free space is availabe in linux ,can i make that free space as partition,when i am trying to create partiton it is saying no enough space for partitions,but free space available is 10GB.for feodra 7 i had allocated 20 GB

so how can i make partition can u help me
 
Old 01-16-2008, 07:33 AM   #2
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What does your partition table look like?
 
Old 01-16-2008, 07:35 AM   #3
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How did you try it? What tools did you use? Gparted?
 
Old 01-16-2008, 07:37 AM   #4
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You can post the output for:
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fdisk -l
 
Old 01-16-2008, 07:40 AM   #5
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Hi saritha,

Don't get confused between free space in a partision and unpartitionned space.

To be sure that you still have some unpartittioned space you can do the following:
Code:
fdisk /dev/%your hd% // /dev/hda for example
then press p

Best regards,
 
Old 01-17-2008, 01:35 AM   #6
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thanks for ur reply

[root@mallika ~]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 255 2048256 b W95 FAT32
/dev/sda2 256 4677 35519715 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda3 4678 4690 104422+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 4691 9729 40475767+ 8e Linux LVM
/dev/sda5 256 1785 12289693+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 1786 3060 10241406 b W95 FAT32
/dev/sda7 3061 4677 12988521 b W95 FAT32
 
Old 01-17-2008, 01:41 AM   #7
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so i tired using LVM,and i made 2 partition for linux

[root@mallika ~]# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
27G 4.5G 21G 18% /
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol02
10G 170M 9.3G 2% /LFS
/dev/sda3 99M 20M 75M 21% /boot
tmpfs 244M 0 244M 0% /dev/shm


is this correct and my partition table is

Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 255 2048256 b W95 FAT32
/dev/sda2 256 4677 35519715 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda3 4678 4690 104422+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 4691 9729 40475767+ 8e Linux LVM
/dev/sda5 256 1785 12289693+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 1786 3060 10241406 b W95 FAT32
/dev/sda7 3061 4677 12988521 b W95 FAT32
 
  


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