Re: [SLE] Turning a partition AFTER SuSE into a DOS partition?
From: Joe Morris (NTM) (Joe_Morris_at_ntm.org)
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 08:19:07 +0800 To: email@example.com
Fred M. Sloniker wrote, On 07/28/2003 04:54 AM:
>Based on the responses I got to my question, I've become aware I need to
>clarify the problem. Windows and Linux have no problem at all seeing the new
>7-gig DOS partition and accessing it (in Windows's case, as drive E). The
>problem is, Windows now ALSO sees a 3-gig drive D, which I'm guessing is the
>Linux drive as double-clicking it in Windows gives the 'this device isn't
>ready' error and the size is about right. It then tries to Scandisk it on
>startup, which I want to not have happen for obvious reasons.
What version of Windows?
>Did I mess something up in the change of partitioning, or is there some other
What does the Dos fdisk show you, or is this Windows XP. Whichever, I
have never seen a Windows machine assign a drive letter to a partition
formatted with a file system it cannot read (but then again Micro$oft is
not so consistent :). What exactly IS your Linux file system? Sorry,
no real answers, just more questions.
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