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Re: [gNewSense-users] Computer Won't Boot

From: Harry
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Computer Won't Boot
Date: Sat, 1 Jan 2011 11:07:51 -0500

Thanks, I decided to continue with the steps and it worked perfectly. You guys 
rock, I totally wouldn't be able to fix it without your help. Happy (g)New Year 
to you all.

Sent from my iPhone

On Dec 31, 2010, at 1:40 PM, Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> wrote:

> Harry wrote:
>> Thanks for the clarification, but I'm still a bit confused.
>> My sequence to create the first large partition was n, p, 1, 1,
>> 38913. Then I did a, 1, but I'm not sure how to make the filesystem
>> ext3 or if those were even the right commands.
> Set the system id ("t" command) to "Linux (83)".
>> And the "back end" is partition #4?
> If you want just 2 partitions then it's probably #2. "Back end" in this 
> context just means "after the other partition", so the partition with the 
> highest start cylinder.
>> And how would I make the size 1 GB,
> fdisk says how many bytes a unit (a.k.a. block) is. You can calculate the 
> number of cylinders from that.
>> or how would I designate this as swap?
> Set the system id to 82.
> You might want to use cfdisk instead of fdisk. Its interface is a bit more 
> friendly.
>> Sent from my iPhone
> I wonder how hard it would be to remove or change that signature.
> P.S.: Please actually reply to the message you mean to reply to. Your
> reply to Paul's message breaks the thread.
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