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Old 06-12-2004, 04:56 PM   #1
ryancherry
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fdisk command not found


I am using FC1 and have an old windows XP HDD that I would like to mount and partition for linux only use. The HDD is recognized and mounted I believe but I cannot run FDisk to make it useable.

I get this:

bash: fdisk: command not found

please help this poor newbie to reclaim his HDD.

Thanks.
 
Old 06-12-2004, 05:07 PM   #2
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try /sbin/fdisk as it might not be in your path - also it has to be run as root
IMO /usr/sbin/cfdisk is the better tool
 
Old 06-12-2004, 06:56 PM   #3
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cfdisk is a much much better tool!

You will have to install it though. Go to http://rpmfind.net and download the cfdisk rpm and then:

rpm -Uvh /path/to/cfdisk.rpm

You may also have to find the latest ncurses but is also available at rpmfind.

Good Luck!
 
  


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