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Old 08-24-2005, 07:58 AM   #1
carthyc
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File System Formatting


Hi All,

In our organization, we have formated hard disks in windows and using it to store files in linux system through USB port. Now I need your help to format the hard disks in ext3 filesystem format. Present file system type is VFAT.

What should I do to format the whole hard disk in ext2 or ext3 File System i.e. formatting conversion from VFAT to ext3?



Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 08:03 AM   #2
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mkfs.ext3 /dev/hd(whatever)

BACK UP DATA FIRST!

Last edited by Charred; 08-24-2005 at 08:04 AM.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 08:06 AM   #3
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Thanks for your imm reply... I'll try it out...
 
  


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