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Old 09-08-2004, 02:54 AM   #1
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What is command to create logical drive in extended Partition

I wan't to create logical drive in Extended partition, but also I wan in that extended partition live some space for another logical drive which I will make from windows. So I was wondered if Somebody know the command using fdisk how to divided that extended partition and create Logical drive's in there also what is The best file system for fedora Ext 2 or ext3 or something else

here is how my hard drive look

[root@localhost root]# fdisk /dev/hdb -l

Disk /dev/hdb: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdb1 * 1 957 7680928+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/hdb2 958 2231 10233405 83 Linux
/dev/hdb3 2232 2384 1228972+ 82 Linux swap
/dev/hdb4 2385 14593 98068792+ 5 Extended
[root@localhost root]#
Old 09-08-2004, 03:43 AM   #2
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fdisk /dev/hdb

type n to create a new partition
l to create a logical partition.

Generally linux fdisk does not like empty extended partitions. Is fdisk coming up with any errors?


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