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Old 07-22-2004, 02:14 AM   #1
murbz
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Question Partition sizes?


Hey guys!

just a quickie. how do i find out the size od my /dev/hda1 and /dev/hda drive partitions? and what part of the system is alocated to where. thanx..

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Old 07-22-2004, 02:44 AM   #2
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command> dd

For flags, please man dd.
 
Old 07-22-2004, 02:45 AM   #3
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You can enter "df -h" to see the size of the partition (/dev/hda1) and "fdisk -l /dev/hda" to see the size of the whole disk and also as it is partitioned.
 
Old 07-22-2004, 09:43 AM   #4
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I have SUSE 9 and start YAst, somewher has partition (somewhat). over there u see what drive is what. hda is all the drive. hda1 is the main , and the next partition is hda5 as they say. but with this tool (partition .....) u get the numbers of the devices.


 
  


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