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Re: [SLE] Partition Magic
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 10:51:13 -0500
  • Message-id: <200601141051.13281.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 14 January 2006 03:30, Catimimi wrote:
> > You will only have an hda3 and hda4 if you actually created them. As
> > previously pointed out, the logical partitions in the extended physical
> > partition start at hda5.
> >
> >  
>
> Hello,
> I'm surprised with such a partition table, usually primary partitions
> are called
> hda1, hda2 ..., the extended partition is always called hda4 by Unix or
> Linux


I don't think you are right on this..... (scsi drives)

here's my /dev/sda

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda2 * 2 11740 94293517+ 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 2 7834 62918541 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 7835 9787 15687441 83 Linux
/dev/sda7 9788 11740 15687441 83 Linux

and /dev/sdb

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 1 7 56196 6 FAT16
/dev/sdb3 8 7827 62814150 5 Extended
/dev/sdb5 8 109 819283+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sdb6 110 118 72261 83 Linux
/dev/sdb7 119 119 8001 83 Linux

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