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fdisk on cygwin
- From: PRASANTH RAJAGOPAL <prasanthris at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 17:23:58 +0530
- Subject: fdisk on cygwin
I used to do run some commands on Cygwin, until I completely moved to
Linux based development. I have a situation where I thought Cygwin can
I need to partition an SDHC card. I have a SD slot in my Windows
laptop, but I dont have a good software to partition for boot and
linux. I have a SD Card reader that I could insert to Linux machine,
but it seems it has gone bad. I am not really familiar with
partitioning, but the commands from the relevant docs says I need to
(the web page is here http://omappedia.org/wiki/Minimal-FS_SD_Configuration).
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sde1 * 1 9 72261 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/sde2 10 120 891607+ 83 Linux
If I read mails correctly, the cygwin-1.3.16-1 release has fdisk with
it (http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2002-11/msg01300.html), but it
was ultimately removed, and perhaps we need to compile now. from
source. Now, I am not interested in code compilation for time being
(got to do with a lot of Linux kernel compilation now...); I might
just buy a cheap Card reader.
Questions (assuming cygwin fdisk can indeed help me partition the SDcard):
1. Is it true that cygwin-1.3.16-1 haD fdisk, if so where can I find
that older release setup.exe?
2. Is there a way I can get the package to the latest release without
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