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Old 06-27-2008, 05:54 AM   #1
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Creating partition through fdisk???


I am stuck off with few doubts and hope you will help me out.I have just Installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux CD and Now trying to create a new partition by name DATA on the hard disk.

What I see is :

mgt# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 145.6 GB, 145667358720 bytes
255 heads, 32 sectors/track, 34866 cylinders Units = cylinders of 8160 * 512 = 4177920 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1 * 1 514 2097104 83 Linux
/dev/cciss/c0d0p2 515 34866 140156160 8e Linux LVM

How and where I Gonna create a new partition?

Please help.

Thanks in advance.
Old 06-27-2008, 07:04 AM   #2
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do the following

#fdisk /dev/yourdrivepath

type m for help

hope it helps


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