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Re: Problems when creating partitions

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Problems when creating partitions
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 21:27:42 +1000
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On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 05:01:05PM +0200, Jimmy Hedman wrote:
> testmachine:~# parted -s /dev/discs/disc0/disc mkpart pri 1 19623.516 
> Shouldn't the first parted mkpart create a partition that fills the
> entire disc?

Parted refuses to create partitions in the last little bit of a hard
disk with msdos partition tables.  This might cause problems with other
partitioning programs.

The error message isn't particularly helpful... this is a sympton
of Parted's constraint solving architecture :/


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