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Re: Help

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Help
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 09:43:43 +1100
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On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 10:54:09PM +0200, Markku Mustonen wrote:
>    Hello!
>    My object is to install Spectra Linux to my brand-new computer. Operating
>    system is Windows XP Home Edition and file system FAT32.  Hard disc is
>    Maxtor 4R080L0 (80GB) with two partitions: C 74,34 gigas (cluster size 32
>    kb) and D about 2 gigas (for Linux). I will reserve for Linux 6 GBs in
>    all.
>    I tried first of all to arrange more space for Linux by shrinking C with
>    parted, but I got an error message:
>    The FATs aren't big enough to describe all clusters! Each FAT is 19032
>    sectors. There are 2436514 clusters, which would require each FAT to be
>    19036 sectors.

Which version of Parted where you using?  It should display it
when it starts up.  I think I fixed a problem like this a short time
ago, so you might want to get the latest version.


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