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Old 10-05-2005, 12:44 AM   #1
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Partitioning tool in linux


Hello, I have a disk that I want to make read/writable by both windows xp and my fedora install. It is currently NTFS, but I want to format it into fat32. I can't find a partitioning tool. I looked around the menus and I don't see anything.
Can I access the tool I used to format my disks when I installed FC4, Disk Druid I think its called.
Is there another nice, simple easy partitioning tool like Disk Druid I should use?

Advice, anyone? Thanks
 
Old 10-05-2005, 01:26 AM   #2
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There is qparted .
 
Old 10-05-2005, 02:25 AM   #3
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It's QTParted btw.. Very useful tool

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Old 10-05-2005, 02:57 AM   #4
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It's QTParted btw.. Very useful tool

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It's QTParted not qparted.
My mistake...
 
Old 10-05-2005, 10:02 AM   #5
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Thanks, it works great. One more question.
How do I access the Fat32 partition from linux now that I've created it? I thought you look in the /dev folder, but I didn't see anyhting. The drive is sdb1, if that makes any difference.
 
Old 10-05-2005, 10:32 AM   #6
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For your new questions:

If you are using Fedora (you say so in your profile) you can use hwbrowser to see
where the partition is? and the use mount to access it.
 
Old 10-05-2005, 12:14 PM   #7
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How do I access the Fat32 partition from linux now that I've created it?
I hope you remembered to format the partition once you had created it.
man mkfs.msdos

HTH
 
Old 10-05-2005, 09:18 PM   #8
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Thanks for the help everyone. It's working fine. My life can now operate 80% of the time in linux thanks to this shared drive.
 
  


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