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.