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Old 10-31-2009, 11:46 AM   #1
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fdisk -l

hi everyone
in linux fdisk command (fdisk -l)

[root@localhost singh]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xecd5ecd5

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 6374 51199123+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 6375 38912 261361485 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 6375 16573 81923436 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 16574 26772 81923436 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda7 26773 36971 81923436 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda8 36972 38912 15591051 83 Linux

what does these means
1. "Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes" means
2. "why in blocks + is given.. for example 51199123+ why this +
sign is given

thanx in advance
please reply soon

Last edited by kaushalsingh; 10-31-2009 at 11:47 AM.
Old 10-31-2009, 12:13 PM   #2
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Please do not post threads which duplicate your exisiting ones---especially when you already have replies in the other one.

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I can imagine running into a coffee shop and asking for a cup of coffee ASAP because you have a bus to catch---but that will not work here.

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