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Old 09-02-2005, 02:38 PM   #1
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I was setting up two new Linux distros using QtParted for formating and received the following error below when I was trying to format the 17.76 GB partition. I would have posted this in the QtParted forums but I can not get to that site today. Notice that there were two hda1 partitions listed, why ?

I have this resolved by using a Suse install disk and forced it with that. But I would like to know first of all, what is a virtual partition and what does one have to do to get QtParded to format it in this situation ?

One last question, on a dual boot of Linux distros, is there any disadvantage of having one distro using file system "reiserfs" and the other Ext2/3 ?


No Partition Type Status Size

01 /dev/hda1 ext3 active 9.19 GB
02 /dev/hda2 linux swap 1 GB
03 /dev/hda1 free hidden 17.76 GB


error:
This is a virtual partition. You can not alter it, use undo instead.


I welcome all suggestions and comments !

Last edited by obnascar; 09-02-2005 at 02:43 PM.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 08:09 PM   #2
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One last question, on a dual boot of Linux distros, is there any disadvantage of having one distro using file system "reiserfs" and the other Ext2/3 ?
Not at all.
 
Old 09-03-2005, 09:06 AM   #3
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ctkroeker wrote:
Not at all.


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