Re: NTFS partitions show up as OS/2 partitions.

Krzysztof G. Baranowski (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 00:39:29 +0100 (EET)

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> I recently tore down a Windows NT 4.0 server that used NTFS on two
> partitions. When I ran (Linux) fdisk, I noticed that both partitions
> showed up as OS/2 HPFS partitions. The machine has never had OS/2
> installed on it! [...] Anyone got a good explanation?
Looks like its partition id number is the same as OS/2 partition.
Another case is GNU Hurd, SCO Unixware, SCO Open Server. They all
use the same id, ie. 0x63.


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