Jim wrote: > FC 10 > Here is my Fdisk; > > > DEv BOOT START END Blocks ID SYSTEM > > /dev/sda1 1 5099 40957686 83 Linux > /dev/sda2 * 5100 6374 10241432+ 7 HPFS/NTFS > /dev/sda3 6375 14815 67802332+ 83 Linux > /dev/sda4 14816 14946 1052257+ 5 Extended > /dev/sda5 14816 14946 1052227 82 LinuxSwap > > The sda1 is really the / Linux boot partition. > > When I resized the /dev/sda2 / partition to get 10gb of free space to > make a partition, /dev/sda1 for WindowsXP NTFS, Gparted changed the > Partition number. > > From what I can see is delete /dev/sda2 and change /dev/sda1 Linux / to > /dev/sda2 to get back to Linux / as Boot. > > I don't know a whole bunch about Linux, so please be very definitive on > what I need to do to get these partitions straighten out. > You are making things much too complicated. All you have to do is change what partition is marked as boot. Using fdisk: ================================================================ fdisk /dev/sda1 Command (m for help): a Partition number (1-6): 1 Command (m for help): w The a command toggles the bootable flag. The w command writes the partition table to disk and exits. ================================================================ Using gparted: ================================================================ Highlight the partition you want to be marked as boot. From the Partation menu, pick Manage Flags. Click on the boot check box... ================================================================ One other note - it usually does not matter what partition is marked as bootable as long as one is... Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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