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FW: Partitioning problem!!
i have to install RH 7.0 on my machine- PIII with 256MB RAM and 10GB
HDD. The HDD is partitioned into three - Two Win2K NTFS partitions and a
third FAT32 formatted (but vacant) partition. The third parttion is
I tried to install RH7 into the third partition after deleting it and
creating the following:
1) 80MB /boot
2) 500MB /swap partition
3) remaining as /root
but disk druid gives an error: can't create swap partition: no primary.
What does this means?
Also, i tried looking at the partition table with fdisk. fdisk shows me
4 partitions as:
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/tmp/hda1 * 1 383 3076416 7 HPFS/NTFS
/tmp/hda2 384 766 3076447+ 5 Extended
/tmp/hda3 767 1215 3606592+ c Win 95 FAT 32 (LBA)
/tmp/hda5 384 766 3076416 7 HPFS/NTFS
Why does fdisk shows 4 partitions when there are 3 and how come both
hda2 and hda5 are at the same cylinder (is it telling me that the
logical drive hda5 is mounted on physical extended partition hda2 but
the blocks are different!)
Please help. How can i create the swap partition on my machine?