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Old 12-09-2004, 07:43 PM   #1
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Multiple unpartitioned spaces...


I seem to be having some trouble with something. I'm trying to combine these unpartitioned spaces into one big partition (3 of them)...but can't. All I can seem to do, is format and delete them...but no matter what I do, I cannot combine them together.. Anyone know why, and how to fix this?

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Old 12-09-2004, 08:21 PM   #2
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"I seem to be having some trouble with something. I'm trying to combine these unpartitioned spaces into one big partition (3 of them)...but can't. All I can seem to do, is format and delete them...but no matter what I do, I cannot combine them together.. Anyone know why, and how to fix this?"

A partition must be contiguous. If they are three separate spaces then the spaces are not contiguous and cannot be combined.

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Old 12-09-2004, 08:32 PM   #3
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contiguous? What do you mean? They we're ... at one point in time all combined, but I've repartitioned several times. Never have I had this problem.
 
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"They we're ... at one point in time all combined"

But they are no longer combined. You can use fdisk to list out a map of your partitions. Assuming that you are talking about /dev/hda then:
fdisk -l /dev/hda

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Old 12-09-2004, 09:26 PM   #5
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Okay, thanks...that does list them .

How would I go about making them "contiguous" or whatever, and combining them once again?
 
  


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