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Old 06-28-2009, 01:46 AM   #1
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Partition in fdisk is bigger than hard drive...???


So, I was fooling around with the Windows 7 beta alongside my Ubuntu system... big mistake. Long story short, my partitions are messed up now.

The big problem is that sda4, in fdisk, goes from 7413 to 38914. The hard drive ends at 38913. Gparted won't work, and parted and cfdisk won't touch the drive because the partitions go past the supposed end of the drive.

So, does anybody know how I could possibly fix this, resize the partition to be within the bounds of the harddrive, without losing all of the data on the partition?

Thanks!
 
Old 06-28-2009, 05:37 AM   #2
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Please post the complete output of "fdisk -l" (run as root). Also tell us what is installed on each partition.
 
  


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