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Re: Mounting extended Linux partitions
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Mounting extended Linux partitions
- From: Dave Horsfall <dave_(_at_)_horsfall_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 17:27:25 +1000 (EST)
On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, tedu wrote:
> edit the disklabel. use the -e option, as -E won't let you do everything
> you want. You'll need to get the sector offsets and sizes of each of your
> linux partitions, from within linux using whatever tool does that. write
> them down, and create partitions as appropriate with type ext2fs.
Yep, I finally figured it out (with a bit of help from Chris Kuethe).
If anyone is interested, the Penguin counts its cylinders from 1 (not 0)
in 1Kb blocks (not 512b), with a constant offset of 63 sectors (added
to where Penguin thinks it starts, at least on this drive).
> this is one of those activities where you will want to backup anything
> important before attempting it.
Yet another successful Penguinectomy :-)
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