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Re: [version 1.6.21] Assertion (dis k != NULL) at ../../libparted/disk.c

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: [version 1.6.21] Assertion (dis k != NULL) at ../../libparted/disk.c:1037 in function ped_disk_next_partition() failed
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 10:37:22 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 09:08:10PM +0100, eliehd wrote:
> As you suggested, I tested parted instead of qtparted, and I get the 
> following result:
> Using /dev/hda
> (parted) print
> Error: Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition.
> (parted) check
> Error: Unable to satisfy all constraints on the partition.
> I tried your second suggestion, and deleted partition /dev/hda1 with 
> fdisk, that solved my issue with parted or qtparted:
> I can now use either tool without any error!
> It seems that parted had a problem with my swap partition (hda1) being 
> in the middle of my extended partition (hda2) instead of being at the 
> start of the disk as its number should have indicated... Maybe it's 
> related to the fact that the first cylinders of my disk are not 
> formatted (reserved free space to test distros).

Your partition table was invalid.  Partitions are not allowed to
overlap, with the only exception that the extended partition is allowed
to overlap with logical partitions.  Your swap partition was a primary

How did you make your partition table?


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