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Old 12-13-2003, 03:33 PM   #1
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How do I partition a hard drive?


Using Yast, I partitioned a blank harddrive as Ext2, and whenever I try and put anything on the disk, it says it failed to write. I know the drive works, its something wrong with some setting. How do I get it to work?
 
Old 12-13-2003, 03:47 PM   #2
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Did you actually create a file system or just the partition? Creating the file system is the same as 'formatting' the disk (disk DOS/Win speak) and must be done after creating the partition.

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Old 12-13-2003, 04:40 PM   #3
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Ya, I created the file system.
 
Old 12-13-2003, 06:31 PM   #4
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Did you mount the drive?
 
Old 12-13-2003, 09:30 PM   #5
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SuSE automatically mounted it
 
Old 12-13-2003, 09:49 PM   #6
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As Root user, can you put stuff on the drive?
 
Old 12-14-2003, 09:56 AM   #7
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Yes
 
Old 12-14-2003, 10:30 AM   #8
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What are the permissions of the folder its mounted to?
 
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All three things have read permissions, and user has write permissions.
 
  


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