Re: Debian installation
> > > Boot Begin Start End Blocks System
> > > /dev/hda1 * 1 1 163 82120+ Linux native
> > > /dev/hda2 164 164 244 40824 Linux swap
> > >
> > > /dev/hda3 245 245 1260 512064 Linux native
> > > /dev/hda4 1024 1261 2484 616896 Extended
> > > /dev/hda5 1024 1261 1870 307408+ Linux native
> > > /dev/hda6 1024 1871 2484 309424+ Linux native
> Something is wrong here. If Extended means what it does in the dos world
> i.e. as opposed to primary, something is very wrong. hda1-4 should be
> primary and hda5-... would be extended. This means that when it says
> Extended, Extended is a type, such as linux native, dos fat, HPFS, NTFS.
This assertion is incorrect. If you want extended partitions, in either
dos or linux, the 4th primary partition is labeled "extended" and
the partition information for the extended partitions and the extended
partitions themselves are contained within /dev/hda4.
>From what I see on this parition table, it looks valid.
- John Larkin
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