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Re: what partitioning rule am I not aware of?



On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 11:43 -0800, jdow wrote:
> From: "Ian Chapman" <packages amiga-hardware com>
> 
> > Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> > 
> >>> Its really very irritating that they keep making disks bigger and
> >>> bigger and software never seems to know what to do with them :-).
> >>>
> >> Try parted.  Make sure you make the extended partition go to the end of 
> >> the disk and then fill up the space in between.  Also, fdisk in Debian 
> >> will allow you to go beyond 15 (I have 26 total on /dev/hda).  
> > 
> > That's normal though, ATA/IDE disks aren't subject to the same 
> > limitations in Linux.
> 
> I remember getting rather annoyed at the "'oids" at RedHat when they
> substituted a crippled fdisk for the one that works right. It still
> leaves me annoyed even though I do not need it to be the full up
> version except VERY rarely. (At least put in a commandline parameter
> that says "I really know what I am doing so let me be "an ass" if I
> want to. I accept the consequences.")

I haven't used FC6 yet, fdisk isn't there or just crippled?
<sigh> Is NOTHING sacred? Ri
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