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somebody please help me..... if i run cfdisk i got the message Code: FATAL ERROR: Bad primary partition 3: Partition ends in the final partial cylinder Press any key to ...
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    [ASK]FATAL ERROR Partition ends in the final partial cylinder


    somebody please help me.....

    if i run cfdisk
    i got the message
    Code:
    FATAL ERROR: Bad primary partition 3: Partition ends in the final partial cylinder
    Press any key to exit cfdisk
    what it is mean?

    and if i run fsdisk -l
    i got this
    Code:
    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x0008a33a
    
       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
    /dev/sda1   *           1          13      102400    7  HPFS/NTFS
    Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
    /dev/sda2              13        2677    21399552    7  HPFS/NTFS
    Partition 2 does not end on cylinder boundary.
    /dev/sda3            7012       12033    40335360    7  HPFS/NTFS
    Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary.
    /dev/sda4           12034       19458    59634689    5  Extended
    Partition 4 does not end on cylinder boundary.
    /dev/sda5           12034       12641     4881408   82  Linux swap / Solaris
    /dev/sda6           12641       15073    19529728   83  Linux
    /dev/sda7           15073       19458    35221504   83  Linux

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    The disk might have a gpt disklabel.
    What does this say:
    Code:
    parted /dev/sda print
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