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Old 12-29-2002, 03:18 PM   #16
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Yes, I can move everything to the C partition. Is there something free I can use to repartition D, so I don't lose what's on C?

Thanks.

~Julie
 
Old 12-29-2002, 03:24 PM   #17
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If you have room on C you can copy D to C and then back again after formating it. But if you don't have room for all of it then you could move some to your linux partition. To completely rebuild the partition I don't think you can save data on it. with anything free that I know of.
 
Old 12-29-2002, 07:35 PM   #18
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Does RH8 support vfat fs ?

Does RH8 support vfat fs ?
Getting error fs type /vfat not supported by kernel.
My kernel is 2.4.18-19.8.0
Thanks
 
Old 12-29-2002, 07:41 PM   #19
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yes but it may be that you will need to add support. You would need to rebuild the kernel to do that.

Normally it is supported by default

did it have the / in front of it like this /vfat

if so your command syntax was incorrect
 
Old 12-29-2002, 07:49 PM   #20
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Does RH8 support vfat fs ?

used
>mkdir /mnt/vfat
> mount -t /vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/vfat
got error
fs type /vfat not supported by kernel
 
Old 12-29-2002, 07:58 PM   #21
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ah yes there is a problem there

mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/vfat

also you can probably use this

mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/vfat
 
Old 12-29-2002, 08:18 PM   #22
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Hi David, It worked. Thanks. Learning!!
 
Old 12-29-2002, 08:34 PM   #23
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cool
 
Old 09-06-2003, 04:36 PM   #24
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I was reading the thread and then wondered what fdisk -l does

(I assume it is an l as in L and not a one (1) )

I thought fdisk was the program one used to alter partitions. Does it also tell you the names of the various drives?

I would try it out, only I wanted to check it wasn't going to alter anything

hamish
 
Old 09-06-2003, 09:24 PM   #25
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no it will not alter anything

on some versions you can use

fdisk -l

on others you need to specify the device


fdisk -l /dev/hda


example



fdisk -l

Disk /dev/hda: 240 heads, 63 sectors, 2650 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 14 105808+ fd Linux raid autodetect
/dev/hda2 15 1264 9450000 fd Linux raid autodetect
/dev/hda3 1265 1325 461160 82 Linux swap
/dev/hda4 1326 2650 10017000 83 Linux

Disk /dev/hdb: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 1247 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdb1 * 1 13 104391 fd Linux raid autodetect
/dev/hdb2 14 71 465885 82 Linux swap
/dev/hdb3 72 1247 9446220 fd Linux raid autodetect

another



fdisk -l

Disk /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/disc: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 1870 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1 * 1 1045 8393931 c Win95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part2 1046 1807 6120765 83 Linux
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part3 1808 1870 506047+ 82 Linux swap

Disk /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/disc: 240 heads, 63 sectors, 1988 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 15120 * 512 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part1 * 2 1988 15021720 c Win95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part3 1 1 7528+ 12 Compaq diagnostics

Partition table entries are not in disk order
 
Old 09-07-2003, 01:37 PM   #26
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cheers
for that.

Will do that now!

Hamish
 
  


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