Re: SOLVED: Re: Partitioning GUI tools
On Thu, 17 Apr 2003 01:45:52 -0400
Travis Crump <email@example.com> wrote:
> > BAD idea.
> > If he deletes /dev/hda6 that will break the linked list of logical
> > partitions.
> I actually did try this. While it didn't help, by the same token it
> didn't hurt.
You were lucky.
It may not always bite. I got by with it for a while. But when it bit, that
I recommend making a floppy with a sector list dump from fdisk. Don't use
cfdisk for this; if you need to recreate your partition table you won't be
able to use the numbers it gives you (they're off by 63 sectors).