[Ilugc] setting up dual boot

kenneth gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Thu Jul 12 17:14:45 IST 2012


On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 17:10 +0530, Arun Venkataswamy wrote:
> > Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> > I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> > Disk identifier: 0x00088787
> >
> >    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> > /dev/sda1   *        2048   143362047    71680000   83  Linux
> > /dev/sda2       143362048   215042047    35840000   83  Linux
> > /dev/sda3       215042048   223234047     4096000   82  Linux swap /
> > Solaris
> > /dev/sda4       223234048   312581807    44673880    5  Extended
> > /dev/sda5       223236096   312580095    44672000   83  Linux
> >

> It looks like you have allocated the entire disk space as various
> partitions. I guess by free space, you mean one of the partitions is
> empty
> or un formatted. Try deleting the partition which has the free space.
> Make
> it un allocated disk space. Then mint might recognize this.

this is my current partition - when I tried the dual boot, I had 40 GB
of free space also.

-- 
regards
Kenneth Gonsalves



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