aftermath of an ubuntu installation

Donny George donny008 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 11:34:04 UTC 2008


how could i possible convert hda 5 to ntfs

don


On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:

> Donny George wrote:
> > the file /etc/fstab
> >
> > /dev/hda3
> > UUID=e2dfa2d6-1a01-46c9-9a5e-1b7baaae56b /     ext3 defaults error
> >
> > /dev/hda6
> > UUID=4a6dea29-b134-420e-a258-6fd03a4a7664 none    swap sw
> >
> > then theres cdrom and floppy
>
> OK, that confirms, that hda5 was not meant to be a swap partition. I still
> don't understand why it has the wrong partition type. I made a test
> installation of XP with C: and D: drives. Then I installed Xubuntu 7.10
> (I don't have a Ubuntu 7.10 CD laying around) on the partition which was
> used as D: by XP. After that the partition layout looked like yours (here
> it is sda instead of hda because it isn't IDE):
>
> sda1 = XP (C:)
> sda2 = extended partition
> sda3 = Linux
> sda5 = XP (D:)
> sda6 = Linux swap
>
> However, the partition type for sda5 was OK on my disk, i.e. NTFS. So I
> think, changing only the partition type of your hda5 to NTFS could work.
> But maybe you want to wait for thoughts of others.
>
>
> Nils
>
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