fdisk/gparted Bug

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Wed Oct 29 20:53:05 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     So it appears there is a problem with the "fdisk" picture of the
>> hard drive partitions.
>>     So it appears that gparted is fine but "fdisk" has a problem.
> I'm just not sure that the end of an Extended partition is meaningful,
> except as the last cylinder of the last logical partition contained in it. 
> I guess the way to tell that is to find out if fdisk would let you put
> another logical partition on the end of the drive, without changing the
> Extended partition in any way.
    Did that with fdisk and got the error "no more space on the disk" so 
it believes what it displays.



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