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Re: 1.4.18 problem with counting?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: 1.4.18 problem with counting?
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 07:53:33 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 10:30:23PM +0200, Rafa³ Kleger-Rudomin wrote:
> Hello!
> The problem was reported to me by another person, so some info 
> may be incomplete...:
> General disk geometry:
> Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-43979.414 megabytes
> Disk label type: msdos
> Minor    Start       End     Type      Filesystem  Flags
> Steps that has been done:
> 1. Creating three primary partitions (hda1-hda3)
> 2. Creating extended partion on the rest of disk (hda4)
> 3. Creating three logical partitions (hda4-hda7)

                                        ^^^ wrong

Logical partitions always start numbering from 5.

> All partitions were created one-by-one, as in manual:
> begin_of_partiton was equal to end_of_previous_partiton + 0.001 MB
> (e.g. 0-99.999, 100-199.999)
> All partitions were successfully created but mke2fs couldn't
> establish filesystem on hda7:
> "No such device or address while determining file system size"

Did you reboot?  Parted will often display a rant about not doing anything
with modified partitions before rebooting...  did you see this rant?


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