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Re: [SLE] Hard Drive follies
  • From: tjhanson@xxxxxxxx (Tim Hanson)
  • Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2000 00:39:33 -0700
  • Message-id: <39015735.C9258BD3@xxxxxxxx>



"W.D.McKinney" wrote:
>
> At 06:11 PM 1/2/98 -0800, you wrote:
>
> >The only way I was able to partition the drive was to use the Windows 95
> >fdisk, with all its limitations including the one from marketing which
> >limits to one primary partition per drive. Eventually I partitioned a
> >15 gig primary and a 15 gig extended, then changed the type, formatted
> >and gave mount points in YaST. Now there is a 15 gig primary, a Windows
> >extended, with a Linux logical as the only partition there.
> >
> >Cripes. Is there a better way?
>
> This has to be eide right ? Never had this problem with my SCSI drives.
> /Dee

Yup. They're getting so darned cheap. I got 30 gigs for a coupla
hundred.


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