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Re: Feature Request: Reordering Partion Table

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Feature Request: Reordering Partion Table
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 08:19:17 +1100
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On Sun, Dec 23, 2001 at 04:30:58PM +0000, David Goodenough wrote:
> DOS and Windows apparently are very fussy about the order in which 
> partition table entries are built, and needs them to be in ascending
> disk order.  This is the classic Error #120 from Partional Magic.

Eek.  I didn't realize PM was so bad.
> Would it be difficult to sort the entries and rewrite them to disk. 

Yes.  In some cases, it's impossible.  I'm sure I've written about
this before... google for "renumber parted"


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