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ar1 01-28-2004 10:54 AM

Format a partition
 
Is there any way to format a single partition and not the entire hard disk?

I know I could create the filesystem on that partition again to erase the data, but can I actually format it?

thanks

ranger_nemo 01-28-2004 11:05 AM

Creating the filesystem and formatting are the same thing.

"mkfs.whatever /dev/whichever" is the standard way.


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