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Old 10-11-2008, 06:12 PM   #1
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why doesnt linux see partitions in 1st hard drive?

i got 3 sata hd on my new build. sda (1st hd) has 10 partitons-xp,vista (ntfs),data (ntfs/fat32),swap,ext3.

when I installed debian it sez no partitions on sda so i put it on sdb.

now debian file manager shows partitions on sda but gparted sez no partitions there.

fdisk shows all partitions there.

anyone know why conflict?

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Old 10-12-2008, 05:16 PM   #2
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If any of your NTFS partitions were closed down uncleanly, then gparted will ignore it.


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