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Re: FDISK problems



On Fri, 2009-03-27 at 09:00 -0700, woodson2 wrote:
> 
> 
> Mike Wright-4 wrote:
> > 
> > woodson2 wrote:
> >> OS= Fedora 10
> >> 
> >> I have a secondary 250GB disk of which I created a 50G partition on to
> >> try
> >> and set-up an LFS system. I finished with the LFS system and now I want
> >> to
> >> destroy the partition and reclaim all of the 250GB. So i simply ran fdisk
> >> /dev/sdb and deleted the 2 Linux partitions ( one 83 and one swap). I
> >> then
> >> created a new partition as primary partition #1. fdisk appears to see the
> >> entire disk....I'm able to start at cylinder 1 and end at 30401 which is
> >> 250GB, however when i mount the partition it's shows as only 50G.....What
> >> the hell is going on here???
> > 
> > 
> > Simple question: did you remember to reformat the new partition?
> > 
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> 
> Mike, if you mean by reformat to write to use "w' to write to the partition
> table....yes
No i means running mkfs on the partition.
> 
> 
> Here's the out put of parted and fdisk. Thanks for your help..
> 
> Parted output
> 
> GNU Parted 1.8.8
> Using /dev/sdb
> Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands.
> (parted) p
> Model: ATA WDC WD2500AAJS-0 (scsi)
> Disk /dev/sdb: 250GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: msdos
> 
> Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
> 2 32.3kB 250GB 250GB primary ext3
> 
> 
> Fdisk output
> 
> fdisk -l /dev/sdb
> 
> Disk /dev/sdb: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x23e7d3fd
> 
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/sdb2 1 30401 244196001 83 Linux
> 
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