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Old 01-28-2010, 09:28 PM   #1
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Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.,why is this?

fdisk -l

Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
Partition 2 does not end on cylinder boundary.

Is there any way to fix it?
Old 01-29-2010, 02:22 AM   #2
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I don't know what causes it, but you can probably fix it with gparted (a partition manager that comes with some Linux distros). With Gparted take a look and see if you can just adjust the partition sizes.
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It isn't anything that neccessarily needs fixing. You just need to know that the results of fdisk -l contain rounding errors.

Use "fdisk -lu" to see the boundaries of the partitions in 512 byte sectors.
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You might ask a spelling alouette ... *runs away*

Who, of the younger generations here, might understand you allusion?


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