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Old 12-01-2008, 04:33 PM   #1
lincoln.runwal
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Exclamation when i partition with disk druid


hi,
When i make the partition with disk druid in rh9 like
/boot,/home,swap,/,/var,/tmp,/usr then my partition get jump , it can not arrange in the right manner why ?
 
Old 12-01-2008, 04:41 PM   #2
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The partition table can only have 4 primary partitions. If you want to have more than 4 partitions then one of the primary partitions is used as an extended partition to contain entries for logical partitions. These extended partitions have a partition number but they do not contain anything like /home or swap.

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Steve Stites

P.S. Here is another explanation of extended partitions:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/e...-extended.html

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Old 12-01-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
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This is the Wikipedia entry on partitions if it helps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disk_partitioning
 
Old 12-01-2008, 07:54 PM   #4
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This is the Wikipedia entry on partitions if it helps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disk_partitioning

Linux Partitioning: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition/index.html
 
  


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