probs starting out

Michael Irving laric at laric.com
Fri Jan 12 11:25:59 PST 2001


Partition Magic 5 and 6 can handle ext2 perfectly.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Hayashi" <sth at andrew.cmu.edu>
To: <lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 7:46 AM
Subject: Re: probs starting out


> A couple hints/tips.
> 
> First, can FDISK at least SEE the partition correctly?  And if it can what
> does it say about it (it would describe it as a linux partition, and I
> refer to the linux version of fdisk, not the MSDOS).  If it's not listed
> correctly, there's a way to change it's type.
> 
> Second, make sure you do a mke2fs on that partition (I always forget this 
> step myself).
> 
> I haven't really played around with my Partition magic much, but I didn't
> think it could necessarily do ext2.
> 
> -Steve
> 
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, mike+miss wrote:
> 
> > 
> > 
> > hi guys + girls i have been trying to split my 10gig HDD to be 1 8gig and 1
> > 2gig partions (the 2gig being for LFS) while using fdisk i kept getting
> > overlaying partions,so i have used partion magic to resize and create a new
> > 2gig linux partion. Now i need to know how to tell linux that it is there.
> > when typing mount /dev/hda7 it comes back and says no mouting point can be
> > found in ftab and mtab. any ideas? please note that i am still a bit of a
> > newbie,
> > i have asked in irc rooms and checked out man pages, but after 3 reinstalls
> > from
> > doing the wrong thing i thought i had better :)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > sorry about the mix up Gerard Beekmans:)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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