LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Closed Thread
  Search this Thread
Old 12-24-2009, 04:54 AM   #1
kaushalsingh
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2009
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
how to change sectors, heads and cylinders in hard disk


in fdisk expert options some options are to change the number of cylinder ,sectors .
i tried but after the system restarts the number changes to default .
how can i change these numbers ?
and if it is not changed then whats the use of these options...
 
Old 12-24-2009, 05:51 AM   #2
gregorian
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2006
Posts: 498

Rep: Reputation: 34
Did you write it by pressing w at the end? (I'm talking about the fdisk at the console)
 
Old 12-24-2009, 08:13 AM   #3
pixellany
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Annapolis, MD
Distribution: Arch/XFCE
Posts: 17,802

Rep: Reputation: 732Reputation: 732Reputation: 732Reputation: 732Reputation: 732Reputation: 732Reputation: 732
This almost duplicates your thread here:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-fdisk-773911/

please do not start new threads with the same (or closely related) question
 
  


Closed Thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fdisk: cylinders & sectors r.stiltskin Linux - General 2 09-04-2007 03:01 AM
Hard Disk Independent R/W Heads ??? Guilherme General 1 02-13-2007 09:53 AM
How can I calcuate disk space from cylinders, heads, and sectors? abefroman Linux - Hardware 2 08-14-2005 09:59 PM
cylinders, heads and spt-command? kpachopoulos Linux - General 1 07-05-2005 02:52 PM
Units/blocks/heads/cylinders ???? leighsd Linux - Newbie 1 12-11-2003 12:25 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:21 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration