A second Extended Partition ?(fdisk)

Nicholas Leippe nick at byu.edu
Thu Jun 8 08:55:06 MDT 2006

On Thursday 08 June 2006 08:48, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> Are the new partitions for a linux system?
> If so, there is a solution: sw raid.
> Make md_d0 a (degraded), partitionable raid1 array of sda3.
> mdadm --assemble --level 1 --force -n 1 --run --auto=p2 /dev/md_d0
> /dev/sda3
> Once you have md_d0, you can create md_d0p1 as a regular partition,
> md_d0p2 as an extended partition, and 4 logical partitions inside
> md_d0p2.

iow: fdisk /dev/md_d0

> You may have to be explicit on the kernel command line:
> md=d0,/dev/sda3 root=/dev/md_d0

oops. that should be root=/dev/md_d0p1 (or md_d0p3, etc.), not md_d0


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