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Old 08-23-2004, 11:25 AM   #1
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How to know how many partitions I have


Hi..

I would like to know a way to view the partitions I have in my hard disk, not using the command fdisk -l

I use Fedora Core 2

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Old 08-23-2004, 11:38 AM   #2
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Just curious why would you not want to use fdisk -l. Are you just looking for alternate to fdisk -l??
 
Old 08-23-2004, 11:48 AM   #3
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Try
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cat /proc/partitions/
 
Old 08-23-2004, 11:49 AM   #4
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If you have KDE installed, System Tools -> More System Tools -> KDiskFree (or kdf in terminal) will show you partitions listed in fstab, with used/free space. There are also similar utilities in Gnome.
 
Old 08-23-2004, 11:49 AM   #5
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No. Just because when I use that command it appears the message:

bash: fdisk: command not found
 
Old 08-23-2004, 11:59 AM   #6
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If I am right? fdisk command and other system commands reside in /sbin and you are getting this error as that particular directory is not in your path.

do this,

# /sbin/fdisk -l
 
Old 08-23-2004, 12:02 PM   #7
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read up this link to do more with setting path and environment. You'll need to do this sooner or later so sooner the better.
 
Old 08-23-2004, 12:04 PM   #8
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I would assume its just an access restriction. You wouldn't want your users being able to partition the hard drive in a professional environment.

Try typing su, then give the root account password to elevate your access rights, after that type fdisk -l, it shoudl run. Then exit by typing exit after your done, to resume your normal user status.
 
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To use fdisk you need to be logged in as root.
 
  


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