Cannot Delete Extended Dos Partition While Logical
I though that you may find these useful and could possibly post them on your site for people like me that happened to surf in to find hard to find info. All rights reserved. FDISK /X - Ignores extended disk-access support. It will ask you to confirm you choice by typing "Y" 4) Next it asks for another confirmation from you by asking you to type in the volume number of the http://inviewsoftware.com/cannot-delete/cannot-delete-extended-partition-while-logical-drives-exist.html
yet, i can delete the primary. If you use debug, and do what is written on the following page your drive will be as it was when it was new. Several functions may not work. I never seen that script before either.
- thx in advance.
- you could respond to [email protected] also if it was easier for you. .
- extended partition.
- so: /dev/hda1 - 10-15GB VFAT/Win32 LBA /dev/hda2 - ext2/3 Boot (I usually put 100MB here) /dev/hda3 - swap (Double of your RAM, but there's a limit which I forgot) /dev/hda4 -
- I would probably download Master Booter v3.1 (www.masterbooter.com)and use their EFdisk program to look at the Ext DOS partition; if it finds it, it will be easy to delete.
- The .com file is saved for future use.
- Delete Primary DOS Partition Delete Primary DOS Partition Current fixed disk drive: 1Partition Status Type Volume Label Mbytes System Usage C: 1 A PRI DOS PROGRAMS 500 FAT16 25% Total
- FDISK 1/EXT:500 - Command line to create a 500 meg extended DOS partition on hard drive 1.
- At the DOS prompt, type: fdisk and press the
- Thread Starter Joined: Dec 11, 2002 Messages: 14 what i want to do is have my disk space united.
Yeah, it's saved me from a lot of troubles with Fdisk. ANY AND ALL HELP WILL SURELY BE APPRECIATED. Good Luck rugrat, Jan 18, 2003 #5 vzzt! Press the
J37X12-17-01, 10:50 AMthanks Norm, i tried creating the logical drive at the command line using fdisk 1/log:250 , and then i was able to delete everything like normal,, i also tried Press the <3> key. 4. All rights reserved. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/fdisk-problems-cannot-delete-ext-dos-partiton-160517/ Here's my Partition Information via FDISK: ===================== Current fixed drive: 1 Partition: 1 Status: Type: EXT DOS Volume Label: Mbytes: 251 System: Usage: 1% ===================== I need HELP!
You'll find that infomation right above this section. I'm weird, damn amr Moderator Posts: 1671Joined: December 11th, 2002, 9:01 amLocation: Indiana, USA Website Posted September 6th, 2003, 12:09 pm Yep. reply: extended dos partition already exists - Create logical dos drive(s) of the extended dos partition? Windows XP needs an active primary partition (what Microsoft calls a 'system' partition) to install boot files.
We shall see. navigate here Linux, at least gentoo, requires 3 partitions: Boot (where your kernel image and your bootloader files located), Swap and Root. From the FDISK Options menu, press the <3> key. 2. It is most adept at ripping out these sorts of things, but I must advise using with caution Below is a link to a download page for it...
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The Delete DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive menu appears. 3. I guess I need to create a Primary DOS partition first, and install Win98 there, and then do my Linux install with the remaining free space.
The message: Enter Volume Label appears. 9.
Giggle n' Bits 15:23 03 Sep 04 take it that is near close for a 30GB ? CA, USA Posts 318 Unable to delete Ext DOS Partition I'm unable to delete the EXT DOS Partition on my hard drive. This can leave behind a phantom logical that won't be deleted at all, although it is usually smaller than the size you've mentioned. He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher, an idiot (Douglas Adams) Jeber Central Jeber's Journal Back to top #5 OFFLINE b2cm b2cm Posting Prodigy Members 2,348 posts Posted
Back to top #7 OFFLINE Gus K Gus K Thread Head Members 605 posts Posted 10 May 2006 - 05:21 PM Maxtor supplies some very nice HD utilities, try them. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows 95/98/ME Unable to delete Ext DOS Partition If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link It's a built in windows utility. this contact form Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
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