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Re: qtparted and kernel disagree about partitions

>> I have a hard drive with a primary partition and an extended partiton.
>> QTParted says that it has /dev/hda1, /dev/hda2 and /dev/hda5 which is
>> what one would expect, but when I boot the disk the kernel reports
>> that there are only the /dev/hda1 and /dev/hda2 partitons, no /dev/hda5.

> What happened to /dev/hda3 and /dev/hda4?  How can there be a /dev/hda5
> without all the partitions in between?

If hda2 is an extended partition and there are only two primary
partitions, there will be no hda3 or hda4.

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