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I need from some system experts to comment on my system partitions (Screenshot attached).

  • What are the RAW unnamed partitions?
  • It supposed to be there a Linux SLED partition, I don't see it!
  • Why are the volumes in yellow? they were in blue just one month ago, what happened?
  • I think I need to re-manage the disk, what do you suggest to me? How a normal disk should look like


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closed as not a real question by Zypher Sep 21 '12 at 17:00

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Maybe it seems ambiguous but this is my question. What should I do then? –  Geeky Sep 21 '12 at 17:02
For your yellow from blue - the disk went from Basic to Dynamic. RAW are mostlikely patitions that the Windows OS does not unerstand... This looks like you started to setup dual boot linux and windows, but either a mistake or a glitch happend. I would suggest you re-read documents on how to dual such a system. You can use a Linux system recovery disk to get at your data from the "Raw " partitions. –  cwheeler33 Sep 21 '12 at 17:16
Windows cannot identify filesystems that are unknown to it, and thus labels them as RAW. One of those partitions is your Linux partition. The color changed from blue to yellow, because you converted the disk from basic to dynamic. –  Ansgar Wiechers Sep 21 '12 at 17:16
@Zypher The question leaves room for improvement, but I don't think that a close is really justified. It might be more appropriate on SuperUser, though. –  Ansgar Wiechers Sep 21 '12 at 17:18
The OS can't be installed in a dynamic partition, how can it be converted to a dynamic and the system still healthy? –  Geeky Sep 21 '12 at 17:21
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