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Old 08-26-2003, 11:31 AM   #1
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How do I format other partitioned drives?


How do I format some of the partitioned drives on my system?

i.e. I'm trying to convert a fat32 to ext 2filesystem but want to format it first.

 
Old 08-26-2003, 11:36 AM   #2
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mke2fs /dev/hd<XX>

Rute - Partitions, File Systems, Formatting, Mounting
 
Old 08-26-2003, 01:20 PM   #3
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?!?

bash: mke2fs: command not found

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Old 08-26-2003, 01:41 PM   #4
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Need to be root and, I think, have e2fsprogs installed. Something like that.
 
Old 08-26-2003, 01:55 PM   #5
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To change to the root account, use these commands from your user account. Note the change in the prompt.
Code:
[fancy@tinwhistle fancy]$ su -
Password: 
[root@tinwhistle root]#
 
  


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