k5di at zianet.com
Sun Mar 30 22:34:23 UTC 2008
David Vincent wrote:
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> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I thought parted might work to correct the stupid windows taking the
>> entire 160Gb hard drive. But then I used parted check and it says it
>> doesn't know anything about windows file system. Is there any others
>> that might work?
> something is wrong with your system then because parted/gparted/qtparted
> all do recognize windows file systems. ntfs, fat16 and fat32. run a
> chkdsk /f /r on your windows partition and see what's up. you didn't
> hibernate windows before trying to resize the partition did you? you
> will need to shut windows down cleanly.
> /me suspects operator error
Well for your acute information MY Ubuntu has no gparted or qtparted
on it as well as no chkdsk. The parted I have is version 1.7.1 and it is
all I have.
> - -d
> /mw wonders what can of worms he's just opened
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No but the hard disk is on. I used parted /dev/sda check and it said
it didn't know anything about the file system. So perhaps I can get the
other stuff by apt-get but why do you think it will work?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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