Re: unpartitioning with rescue disk
Quoting Ed Burton (email@example.com):
> I tried to partition with the Rescue disk, then
> lost my Win32 MBR. I am using EZ_Bios (installed from
> floppy) from Western Digital (I have a new 10.2g WD
> drive), so luckily I was able to restore the MBR. My
> Award BIOS cannot read above 2gb I wanted a 2gig
> partition for Debian (Potato, frozen, downloaded
> 8/13/00), but ended up with a new drive under windows
> (Drive D #2). Linux rescue still would not allow
> me to partition, and says I have 4 partitions already.
> Can I UNPARTITION it, then repartition it? The
> instructions were not clear which one to partition;
> The first primary listed, or the free space. I have
> about 8gb free now (though windows98 says the second
> HD (partition) is FAT, noncompressed, or FAT16). I
> only have One hardrive installed. Should I use Win98
> fdisk to fix the partition, then Re-run rescue from
I think you are in danger of losing the contents of your disk.
I wouldn't do anything until you've received AND understood
some expert advice. Unfortunately I don't have time to do this
myself at the moment (and I'm no expert). Sorry.
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