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Re: Cloning problems (Was: Need comments on my 'Parted as Norton g

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Cloning problems (Was: Need comments on my 'Parted as Norton g
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2001 07:14:28 +1100
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On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 08:08:53PM -0000, andreas t wrote:
> >--from  Andrew  Clausen  <address@hidden>--
> >What  version  of  fdisk?    (Is  it  really  msdos?    "real"  msdos,
> > as  opposed
> >to  >=  Windows  95  doesn't  support  LBA,  so  that  might  be  the
> > problem)
> DOS 7.0 in Win98 se. It has never been a problem before in this aspect.

Dos7 supports LBA.

> >Could  you  send  the  output  of  the  parted  print  command?
> I will soon. I am conducting some experiments with parted on my test 
> machine right now so I will send a print log later.

OK.  Thanks for sending all this info, BTW :)

> What are the guide lines for creating a new FAT32 partition? I want it to 
> cover the whole disk but Parted lets me define the size several megabytes 
> larger than what fdisk or ranish partition manager seem to let me do. Can 
> this be a problem? That the partition I create simply is too big? Should 
> I leave some space at the end instead?

Parted will let you TYPE a number bigger than what other programs will
let you use, but the constraint solver will force it down into the
last cylinder.


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