My Nightmare weekend with LFS

Florian Engelhardt f.engelhardt at
Tue Oct 2 08:56:24 PDT 2001

Tuesday, October 02, 2001, 4:20:43 PM, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>> Are you sure? I used fdisk and did not ask it to reorder the table, so entry

> I didn't know you could tell fdisk to not re-order a partition table.
> Usually the kernel finds the partitions in the order it finds them from
> beginning to end.

No, it finds them in the same order as they are listed in the
partition table. The first table entry is not necessarily the first
partition on the disk. Newer versions of fdisk print a warning message
in that case and offer to fix the partition order (x (expert mode), f
(fix partition order)).

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