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Re: fdisk reports 4.2BSD partitions instead EXT2



You may need to change the partition lable.  This is independent of the
underlying filesystem.  You *should* be able to do this under fdisk ('m'
gives you a menu of options), but I'd back things up just in case.

On Sun, Jul 30, 2000 at 02:55:02AM -0400, Arcady Genkin wrote:
> I'm experiencing some problems with fdisk reporting BSD partitions on
> a disk with ext2 partitions.  I think that I did have a BSD slice on
> there at the very beginning, but I don't remember whether it's still
> there.  It could be hdc2, but I couldn't figure out a way to mount the
> partitions from it.  Below is the output from fdisk.  I don't know how
> to manipulate the partitions this way...
> 
> `mount' mounts hdc1, hdc4, hdc5 and hdc6 without a problem.  hdc3 is
> linux swap.
> 
> How could I get to the partitions from Linux?
> 
> Thanks for any hints!
> 
> ,----[ fdisk ]
> | Disk /dev/hdc: 16 heads, 63 sectors, 26500 cylinders
> | Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 bytes
> | 
> | 8 partitions:
> | #       start       end      size     fstype   [fsize bsize   cpg]
> |   a:        1         7*        6*    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 
> |   b:        7*       32*       25*      swap                    
> |   c:        1      1663*     1662*    unused        0     0       
> |   e:       32*       57*       25*    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 
> |   f:       57*       83*       25*    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 
> |   g:       83*     1663*     1580*    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16
> `----
> 
> ,----[ dmesg ]
> | Partition check:
> |  hdc: hdc1 hdc2 < hdc5 hdc6 > hdc3 hdc4
> `----
> 
> ,----[ mount ]
> | /dev/hdc1 on /mnt/hdc1 type ext2 (rw)
> | /dev/hdc4 on /mnt/hdc4 type ext2 (rw)
> | /dev/hdc6 on /mnt/hdc6 type ext2 (rw)
> | /dev/hdc5 on /mnt/hdc5 type ext2 (rw)
> `----
> -- 
> Arcady Genkin
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> 
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