[SATLUG] Hard drive partitioning
justin.burdette at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 22:37:26 CST 2007
It worked! I've got DOS so far...next step is to set it up for dual-boot
with 98 or Debian.
On Nov 20, 2007 8:49 PM, Matt Luettgen <mattluettgen at gmail.com> wrote:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/X bs=512 count=1, /dev/X being the device, not
> a partition on it. This will give you a blank partition table and
> On Nov 20, 2007 8:41 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com>
> > I've got an older laptop with a 20GB drive in it. It's been running
> Debian 4
> > for a while, but I needed to run some basic Windoze apps. Using gparted,
> > resized the hard drive partitions and used the 98SE boot disk to add a
> > partition, but now I can't do anything with the partition table. It's
> > with a primary DOS partition and an extended DOS partition, which it
> > has logical drives defined, but it can't see them for some reason.
> > and gparted won't do anything with it because it says the partitions
> > overlap, and FDISK on the 98 boot disk won't do anything either.
> > Is there a way to just remove all of the partitions and start over?
> > Thanks,
> > Justin
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