Yes thx herb I am. Booting from an OLDEN 1TB hardrive that was top of the line a long time ago. I tried easus. waste of time. I tried mini partition tool. Nop. Only thing that worked? gParted. FTW! fdisk -l shows Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/sda1 * 8192 124927 116736 57M e W95 FAT16 (LBA) /dev/sda2 124928 1953523711 1953398784 931.5G 83 Linux Moral of the story just use gPared. Everythig else is a waste of time.