[PLUG] Logical partition

Pranav Peshwe pranavpeshwe at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 23:42:29 PST 2008


On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 1:10 PM, Pranav Peshwe <pranavpeshwe at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 9:04 AM, Ranjit Bhonsle <ranjya at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> > The diagnostic information people need to help you can be obtained as:
>> >
>> > root at machine:# fdisk -l
>> >
>> > If you can post the output of 'fdisk -l', some of us can chip in.
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Manas
>> >
>> ranjit at HardlyUbuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l
>> [sudo] password for ranjit:
>>
>> Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
>> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
>> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>> Disk identifier: 0x61c2fa14
>>
>>   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
>> /dev/sda1   *           1        1305    10482381    7  HPFS/NTFS
>> /dev/sda2            1306        3407    16884315    5  Extended
>> /dev/sda5            1306        2635    10683193+  83  Linux
>> /dev/sda6            2636        2768     1068291   82  Linux swap /
>> Solaris
>> /dev/sda7            2769        2792      192748+  83  Linux
>> /dev/sda8            2793        3407     4939956   83  Linux
>>
>
> Hi,
>      Your extended partition (/dev/sda2) is only 16 gigabytes long and is
> full. So, it cannot
>
 <snip>

> If you decide to resize the partition, make sure that the machine has a
> reliable UPS  :)
>

during the resizing operation, i mean...


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