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Old 01-17-2006, 03:36 PM   #1
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Fdisk -l dosen't list partitions

When i boot my livecd on a computer using the cciss module. I type fdisk -l at the shell prompt but it doesn't output anything. I thought it would list whatver is in /proc/partitions. If i cat this file the information displays about my disk if i manualy fdisk -l /dev/cciss/c0d0 it will work. Any ideas why fdisk -l doesnt work?

Old 01-17-2006, 03:45 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by zael
When i boot my livecd on a computer using the cciss module. I type fdisk -l at the shell prompt but it doesn"'t output anything.
You're running the command as root, right? If you're not root "fdisk -l will do exactly what you describe ... nothing.
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I had to update util-linux package. Then everything worked great.


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