fdisk: wrong system type
paul at city-fan.org
Mon Jun 20 20:51:02 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 22:49 +0200, cd1 wrote:
> I recently modified a partition (replacing W95-FAT32 by a Linux) using fdisk.
> I was able to format it (filesystem ext3) and can mount it without any
> problem as a Linux partition.
> But fdisk still display it on the previous system type (see hereafter).
> Why W95-FAT32 still displayed ?
You didn't change the partition type in the partition table before
formatting the partition (you don't need to really, but it can lead to
confusion as you would no doubt agree).
> And how to correct it ?
Change the partition type using fdisk and then reboot.
Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
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