On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 11:18:00AM -0000 or thereabouts, McAuley, Tim wrote:
> I'll tell you my set-up anyway, if that helps. I had:
> (remember, 1 - 4 are primary, 5 + are logical, u can't put LILO on a logical
> hda1 Windows
> hda2 <Extended>
> hda5 Swap
> hda6 Linux
>> Last night I did the following:
> - Luckily I have partition magic which is great, so I booted the machine off
> I moved the end of the Windows partition in 30MB so I could place a new
> linux partition there. That was fine.
>> - Rebooted machine with Redhat 7 in the drive. Chose "expert text" as the
> boot option. This allows you to use fdisk.
>> - Used fdisk to rearrange the the drive lettering, to match the physical
> partitions (an option under expert), and set ONLY hda2 active:
> hda1 Windows
> hda2 23MB Linux
> hda3 <Extended> (was hda2, hence needed to fix drive "lettering")
> hda5 swap
> hda6 linux
Now, how do you do that with fdisk?
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