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Old 01-11-2005, 07:59 PM   #1
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fdisk unable to open hdb


Hi. I'd like to repartition my second drive which is hdb so as root i do /sbin/fdisk hdb and i get an error saying that fdisk cannot open hdb. I know you can't partition a mounted drive but hdb is not mounted and i have not changed any permissions myself. Does anyone know what is going on?
 
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...maybe try : " sbin/fdisk /dev/hdb " .

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Old 01-11-2005, 08:04 PM   #3
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thanks that was the problem. For some reason i always forget about the /dev/ part.
 
  


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