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Old 03-25-2012, 11:39 AM   #1
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Lightbulb something goes wrong with the second disk partition..!!

i have currently running my system with two disks. recently my windows 7 failed to boot up so i removed it with Ubuntu 11.10.the second drive has two partition..the first one have allocated with windows it's shows everything right..but now i need to make another partition for some work reason..and for this i use Gparted partition editor..but now it shows some thing which is out of my i am newbie to's the screenshot of my 2Nd drive..[img=]

is it normal or something wrong with the partition.!!??
Old 03-26-2012, 12:54 AM   #2
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Try this after reading carefully. Its a reply from a senoir member to the same question as that of yours.

The naming convention starts at the motherboard. The port it is connected to determines the letter ( Port 1 -> A , Port 2 --> B and so on.)

The partitions then work outward from there. /dev/sda1 (First Drive , First Partition) /dev/sda2 ( first drive , second partition ) /dev/sdb1 ( Second Drive , first partition )

With that said it sounds like all is on one physical disk. So your next step would be to go to the terminal and -->


findmnt -k
/ /dev/sda3 ext4 rw,relatime,user_xattr,acl,barrier
├─/proc proc proc rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime
├─/sys /sys sysfs rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime
├─/dev /dev devtmpfs rw,nosuid,relatime,size=1024272k,n
│ ├─/dev/pts devpts devpts rw,nosuid,noexec,relatime,gid=5,mo
│ └─/dev/shm shm tmpfs rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime
├─/run /run tmpfs rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,mode=755
├─/tmp tmpfs tmpfs rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime
├─/home /dev/sda4 ext4 rw,relatime,user_xattr,acl,barrier
│ └─/home/amy/.gvfs gvfs-fuse-daemon fuse.gvf rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=1
└─/boot /dev/sda1 ext2 rw,relatime,user_xattr,acl,barrier

Take note of the mount points and FSTYPE. The OS drives are probably on EXT4 and mount point is / . The source column tells you the drive which you can manipulate with gparted or whatever program you decide to use. You may also see a Boot drive and a swap drive. You want to leave those alone.


Boot into Ubuntu, run cat /etc/mtab. That will tell you what partitions are mounted.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:39 PM   #3
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thanks for ur's solved my problem..again thanks mate.:-)

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