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Re: Problems starting Parted

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Problems starting Parted
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 11:18:57 +1000
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On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 01:08:25AM +0200, Stefano Lucentini wrote:
> I have not been able to make Parted see my HD (its controller, exactly):
> MB: ASUS A7V 133 with HD controller PROMISE ATA 100
> I'd like to create a LINUX partition (3 or 4 GB)resizing an existing FAT 32 
> (second partition of the HD):
>     HD = 20 GB;
>          1st = 18 GB (FAT 32);
>          2nd = 2 GB (FAT 32, to be resized and transformed in LINUX);
> The message at Parted starting:
> Error
> the DEVICE (trying with /sda2 and /hda2) is neither EIDE nor SCSI...

It isn't an error.  It's a warning.  You can ignore.  But don't,

It's the PARTITION that isn't an IDE or SCSI device.  You should
start Parted with "/dev/sda" not "/dev/sda2".


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