Subject: Re: start of the partition c
To: Lubos Vrbka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Florian Stoehr <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/2004 20:51:28
On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, Lubos Vrbka wrote:
> hi guys,
> i've got another question. i'm adding new harddrive (ide) to my i386
> box. i've got question about partitioning. my "d" partition on this
> drive starts at 0s and ends at the very end of the drive, but where
> should partition "c" start? it starts on sector 63 on the first disk
> containing system, but disklabel offered me 0s for the new drive. i used
> it and the drive seems to work ok, but i'm not sure whether this setup
> is ok.
> thanks for any hints. regards,
AFAIK, partition and disklabel get stored in those 63 sectors.
(I remember this beeing the whole first track under DOS years ago ...
partition table on 0/0/0, boot sector on 0/0/1, right?)