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Old 12-19-2004, 06:34 PM   #1
christian_delaf
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how do I make a new partition?


Hi everyone, I actually working with fedora core 2 and somedays ago I bought a new hard drive, and I like to know how do I format and make a new partition to new hard drive since the command line. Thanks!
 
Old 12-19-2004, 06:39 PM   #2
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to make it, run "cfdisk", it's got a nice interface.
to format it run "mkfs.ext3 /dev/???" where ??? is the new partition you just made with cfdisk.
 
Old 12-20-2004, 06:15 AM   #3
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To format the partition with reiserfs use this command:
mkreiserfs /dev/hdbX

You must reboot after using fdisk, before you format the partitions.
 
  


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