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Re: partition table incorrect/ fdisk messed up?

Matt Price said:
> Hi everyone,

>    Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/hda1             1       373   2996091   83  Linux
> /dev/hda2           374       871   4000185   83  Linux
> /dev/hda3           872      1120   2000092+  83  Linux
> /dev/hda4          1121      5116  32097870    5  Extended

> /dev/hda10         3901      5116   9767488+  83  Linux

> as I read these two tables, I should have just under half the disk free,
> amounting to almost 40 gig.  And yet when I try to add a
> partition in fdisk ('n'), it tells me "No free sectors available". What am
> I missing?

your extended partition is too small, only thing I can think of is
to delete all logical drives and re-create the extended partition,
or delete one of the primary partitions and make another extended

note that /dev/hda10 and the extended partition end on the same cylinder


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