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Old 10-28-2002, 10:33 AM   #1
BamaFeva
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Partition info help


Hey. I need to find out how big each of my partitions (/usr, /etc,/var, etc.) is. I was an idiot and didn't write it down when I installed RedHat 8.0. I think cfdisk does this but I cannot find it on my system or anywhere to download it. I've used parted and that shows me the size but not which partition it is. Can anyone help? Thx
 
Old 10-28-2002, 11:07 AM   #2
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try
fdisk -l /dev/hda

or whatever your hard drive
 
Old 10-28-2002, 11:20 AM   #3
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Thx but fdisk only tells the size too.. it doesn't tell which partition it is
 
Old 10-28-2002, 11:41 AM   #4
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The df command should give you that information.
 
Old 10-28-2002, 11:55 AM   #5
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whats wrong with disk druid? i dont understand why people use fdisk over disk druid. whats the differ?
 
Old 10-28-2002, 12:12 PM   #6
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whats wrong with disk druid? i dont understand why people use fdisk over disk druid. whats the differ?
I thought you can only use disk druid during the initial install. And he's not wanting to repartition, he wanted to view his partitions and the mount points that he created for them.

This also brings up another way I can think of, instead of the df command, you can look at your /etc/fstab also to find out what's mounted on what device.
 
  


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