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fdisk, parted, problems and questions.

This is the "print" from fdisk from my linux disk:

Disk /dev/hdc: 41.1 GB, 41110142976 bytes
16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 79656 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 = 516096 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hdc1   *       65520       77600     6088635   83  Linux
/dev/hdc2               1       65519    33021544+   f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hdc3           77600       79640     1028160   82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/hdc5               1       38753    19531449    b  W95 FAT32
/dev/hdc6           38753       46504     3906250+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc7           46504       52704     3125000+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc8           52704       56579     1953125+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc9           56580       60455     1953125+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc10          60455       65519     2552603   83  Linux

Partition table entries are not in disk order

The disk orginally had another large vfat partition which as removed and more 
ext3 partitions placed which is why they are in this "order".

When I first partitioned the disk and after I repartitioned it, the partitions 
were all 100% legal. They read into parted, qtparted, partitionmagic, etc. no 
problem. After a while (and I have had this problem a long time now), parted 
would no longer accept the disk. Complains of overlapping cylinder 
boundaries. Partitionmagic just calls is "bad". Obviously, I have been using 
these partitions without problems.

Since I have a lot of extra space on my other disk (windows which I use much 
less now), I would like to make changes. First to fix this up. So.

1. How might I re-legalize the above partition table without starting over, 
2. Is it better to have swap on a different disk (and IDE)--this is one of the 
changes I am thinking of?

Thanks for any advice.

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