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Old 04-16-2002, 07:15 AM   #1
Simon W
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Partitioning problems in linux setup...

When I created my partitions on my linux (2.2.19 kernel) system I went for the maximum numbers (that it specified). It turns out that these partitions have only come out at 6.5gb. I have 2 40gb drives. Is there a maximum limit to the partition size? Why did it give these numbers?


Old 04-16-2002, 12:12 PM   #2
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no there is no limit for the partition size, installation program gives you the optimum you need, you can always select a larger size by specifying it

Old 04-16-2002, 12:32 PM   #3
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In fact there IS a limit of partition size, but it's really much more than 40GB...


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