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Re: [opensuse] New partition killed MBR?
  • From: Josef Reidinger <jreidinger@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 12:52:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <49649766.4030608@xxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:


On Tuesday, 2009-01-06 at 12:39 -0600, L. V. Lammert wrote:

# fdisk -l

and post it.

Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 2 3917 31455270 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)

Woahh! :-O

That is strange indeed. An extended (container) partition as bootable.
Right now, I wouldn't know how to handle that. I simply do not know.

Thanks not strange, if you install grub to that extended partiotion.
more I write to
http://forums.opensuse.org/install-boot-login/404240-boot-loader-installation-into-root-partition-makeactive.html#post1923198

JR
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