Bug#37298: problems with cfdisk and fdisk
On Fri, May 14, 1999 at 11:58:15AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 2.1.9
> Hi all. I'm still having trouble partitioning my hard disks. This is
> exactally what I'm doing:
> At this prompt I type:
> And I get:
> The partition table has been altered!
> Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table.
> Syncing disks.
> WARNING: If you have created or modified any DOS 6.x partitions, pleas see the fdisk manual page for additional information.
> At this prompt I fdisk again to check the same partition that I supposedly just created. But when I check it with the (p)rint command, the table is blank.
Have you tried rebooting and then running fdisk again? On some systems
one has to reboot to re-read the partition table.
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org