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Old 08-01-2003, 04:27 PM   #1
JasonSmead
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Creating a partition, formatting, etc


I created a parititon (/dev/hdb11) with cfdisk, but when i tried to format it with mke2fs, I got an error: "The device apparently does not exist;"

Did I forget to do something? when I pull up cfdisk, this parition does show up on the table.
 
Old 08-01-2003, 04:35 PM   #2
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Is it the create filesystem type?
 
Old 08-01-2003, 04:38 PM   #3
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What do you mean by that?
 
Old 08-01-2003, 04:47 PM   #4
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Hi Jason

Cfdisk has the ability to create Linux filesystems - after youve created a partition - then tab accross to TYPE - youll see a large list of filesystem types

Type - 83 produces a Linux filesystem.
 
Old 08-02-2003, 06:13 AM   #5
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What do you mean by that?
It appears I had a disconnection between my fingers and the brain.

So what is the filesystem type for hdb11?
 
Old 08-03-2003, 07:18 AM   #6
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I had to reboot to get it to work... Why did I have to do that? That is the million dollar question.
 
  


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