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Old 03-26-2005, 02:33 PM   #1
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Linux Fdisk help

I want to install REH Hat linux9 in my 40 GB Hard Disk.I use Fdisk
to make partion (for my own practice) it gives me a message

The number of cylinders for this disk is set to 5310.
There is nothing wronge with that, but this is larger
than 1024,and could in certain steps causes problems with:

1) Software taht runs at boot time (e.e., old version of LILO)
2) Booting and partitioning software from other OS,s
(e.g.,Fisk ,OS2 Fdisk)

May be you will say to use Disk Duard to make partion but
i want to only use FDISK .So plz guid me that what should i do.

Ok suppose now i use a 10 GB Hard Dsik than it will not give a message
than what should i write in

command (m for help): n

should i write starting or ending bytes or direct write 5000 MB for /
100 for boot & 200 for swap

what is way to write the figures or the proper way to do partion with Fdisk .
Anywab site with snaps so that i should study it .
Old 03-26-2005, 02:38 PM   #2
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well i don't need to resize or move any of your partitions. Just for my knowledge i want to make partions.
yes about cfdisk it is not running.


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