[Ilugc] setting up dual boot

kenneth gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Sat Jul 14 12:07:48 IST 2012


On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 20:03 +0530, Arun Venkataswamy wrote:
> <lawgon at thenilgiris.com>wrote:
> 
> Total size:
> 
> > 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312581808
> sectors
> >
> 
> sda5 partition:
> 
> > /dev/sda5       223236096   312580095    44672000   83  Linux
> >
> 
> 312581808-312580095 = 1713
> ~ 1713 X 512 = 877056 bytes = 856.5 k bytes free space?
> 
> Or did I get you wrong? Are you telling that sda5 did not exist
> before the
> attempt to install Mint?

I need to apologise to the group - when I used to do installations on a
daily basis, it was dinned into me that one could have at the most 4
primary partititons, since I have not done this for the past 6-7 years I
had forgotten this. I have got it figured out now. Thanks all - I will
try again and revert. 
> 
> 
-- 
regards
Kenneth Gonsalves



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