Re: 2.4.11 loses sda9

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 01:17:06 EST

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> You probably need to go into fdisk and change the partition type of
> sda9 from "0" to "83" (or any other non-zero type). There is a
> reason that it is saying "omitting empty partition (9)" at boot,
> and "fdisk -l" doesn't list it - because type "0" means "I don't exist".
> In fdisk, use the "t" option to set the type of sda9.

... and after that try to boot into 2.4.11 again. It might be a
corruption introduced by partition code changes. What I don't
understand is how the hell does 2.4.10 manage to mount it if
it hadn't registered the sucker...

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