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Old 03-13-2005, 04:58 AM   #1
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Format a NTFS partition to XFS


I've got two drives of which the second one is used for windows. This drive has two partitions: 1 NTFS 15 gig and 2 Vfat 35 gig. Since I bought vmware and want to get rid of the NTFS partition I want to format it to XFS. The second partition needs to stay Vfat since some clients in the network only run win. How do I get this partition formated?
 
Old 03-13-2005, 05:38 AM   #2
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you will presumably have mkfs.xfs on your system, just use that to format the partition, e.g. "mkfs.xfs /dev/hdb1" and then also use fdisk or cfdisk to change the partition typ from NTFS to the correct type, which i would assume to be standard linux type, i.e. 83
 
  


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