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revised Why is ls command slow to interrupt on NFS directory with lots of files?
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answered Why is ls command slow to interrupt on NFS directory with lots of files?
Aug
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revised Is this a so-called “Hybrid” Mac Partition table, and how can I mount this in Linux?
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answered Is this a so-called “Hybrid” Mac Partition table, and how can I mount this in Linux?
Aug
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revised What is the long ID that Linux assigns to a disk in /media/?
moar correct?
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Aug
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revised Partition offset at 63 or 64?
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comment Partition offset at 63 or 64?
@user66229 answered already. I expanded the reasoning when I updated it regarding offset 0. In this case "everyone else does the exact same thing" is a really good answer. The only real question is whether there might be reasons to align to a larger number in future, not a smaller one.
Aug
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revised Partition offset at 63 or 64?
more opinionated + include the explanation we found about offsets being 0-based, with 0 being invalid.
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revised Partition offset at 63 or 64?
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comment Partition offset at 63 or 64?
@user66229 ty. That explains the 0. (Ideally I could have guessed from online docs). The e command can also used to 'delete' partitions by resetting them to 0 - it looks like there's no separate delete command. Offset 0 is invalid because it overlaps the MBR, so I guess the non-zero size is just ignored (by the kernel?). In that case I think an offset value of 2048, or 64, would be aligned as I wrote in the answer.
Aug
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revised Partition offset at 63 or 64?
expand MBR to explicate connection to partitions
Aug
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answered Partition offset at 63 or 64?
Aug
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revised PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
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Aug
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comment PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Aug
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comment PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
I also just realized I don't know if grub.conf on your CentOS includes hard-coded partition numbers (which would need to be updated), or if it will just refer to the filesystem UUID. Sorry.
Aug
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comment PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
Ah, you probably don't need that. It's more relevant to the case where you install Windows, it overwrites GRUB, and you need to reinstall GRUB and add a GRUB entry for Windows.
Aug
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comment PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
Gah. If you found & followed that article from Googling - you could consider this a warning about the reliability of random relevant sources. I can't imagine what the point of that article is; it doesn't really provide anything over the built-in help from fdisk
Aug
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comment PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
did you miss the chroot step?
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revised PC Boots to grub> prompt after putting partition table entries in disk order
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