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Old 10-25-2010, 04:59 PM
Scott Silva
 
Default free space created during partitioning while installing CentOS5.5

on 10-24-2010 10:03 PM Ritika Garg spake the following:
> I installed CentOS5.5 on Dell Inspiron N5010. During partitioning, when I
> created swap = 6GB then additional 4MB free space was created and when I
> created ext3 for linux=217GB, then additional 7MB free space was created.
> Didn't understand why these 2 extra free spaces were created.
>
Many tools create partitions on cylinder boundaries... IE... The start of a
boundary instead of in the middle.

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