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Old 08-02-2017, 11:36 AM   #1
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Disk partitions


Hi all

I am a adding a disk in my storage box.
then i am creating a partition.

# fdisk /dev/sdb
..
...

After that partition, this disk is called as 'raw device or block device.
 
Old 08-02-2017, 11:43 AM   #2
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Essentially a duplicate of
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ux-4175611133/

You seem to be confused on drives vs partitions. /dev/sdb is a drive, /dev/sdb will always be the raw drive, it will never be a partition. When you create a partition on /dev/sdb, that partition will be called /dev/sdb1. The second partition will be /dev/sdb2, etc.

/dev/sdb is always the raw drive.
 
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