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Re: Hidden partition - probs.

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Hidden partition - probs.
Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 09:43:24 +1000

D Faust wrote:
> I'm getting this error when I try to make partition no. 4 (A Linux ext2
> partition) hidden from Win95. I'm on a Win95/ Linux dual-boot system, and
> Windows can see the Linux ext2 partition, though it reports it to be an
> MS-DOS partition, with drive letter E:. When I try to hide the partition in
> Linux, Parted comes back with:
> "Ext2 partitions can't be hidden on MS-DOS disk labels."
> I'm using Linux (Turbo) v 6.0.
> Can you help me?

Only FAT partitions can be hidden.  Hidden just means "hidden from
Microsoft operating systems".  So, in a way, ext2 partitions are
ALWAYS hidden.

Andrew Clausen

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