LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-28-2014, 06:59 PM   #1
rivercat
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Location: USA
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, LFS (someday)
Posts: 34

Rep: Reputation: 0
What partition table number for Ext4?


In fdisk what number do I use for Ext4 partition?

Some choices are:
05 extended
83 linux (used for Ext2)
85 linux extended
 
Old 09-28-2014, 07:53 PM   #2
suicidaleggroll
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Location: Colorado
Distribution: OpenSUSE, CentOS
Posts: 5,362

Rep: Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001Reputation: 2001
83.
 
Old 09-28-2014, 08:00 PM   #3
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 15,260

Rep: Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624Reputation: 1624
To elaborate 83 is used for all linux filesystems. It is just a label which the OS does not actually use at all.
 
Old 09-28-2014, 08:02 PM   #4
rivercat
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Location: USA
Distribution: Slackware 14.1, LFS (someday)
Posts: 34

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Good answer michaelk.
 
  


Reply

Tags
cfdisk, ext4, fdisk, partition


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] I need help converting a vfat extended partition into a ext4 partition zorro70 Linux - General 6 02-15-2011 09:55 PM
Shrinking broke Partition table. EXT4 file system. sysrez Linux - General 2 08-25-2010 12:07 PM
Ext4 partition corrupted by resized NTFS Vista C:\ partition? graviton-boson Linux - Newbie 2 03-16-2009 02:26 PM
"No partition table or unknown signature on partition table" 10.1 install madcow007 Slackware 4 02-09-2009 12:04 PM
Slack 10: S-ATA = "No partition table or unknown signature on partition table"? dissolved soul Slackware - Installation 11 08-05-2004 03:12 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:01 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration