RE: cannot create partition

Subject: RE: cannot create partition
From: Barry Sparenborg (
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 13:35:39 MST

I had a problem with the same thing. Used the Mac Disk setup program from
OS 7.5 to reformat the drive into a AUX2.0 partition 1st then used pdisk on
the linux side.


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        Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 2:32 PM
        Subject: cannot create partition

         Trying to create parttion on free space...message is "requested
base and legnth is not withtin an existing free partition"
         We had a previous Linux install here, but wanted to wipe it and
start "root" deleted the Linux partitions, wiped the disk twice...
        Pdisk prints no linux partitions...

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