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Old 08-24-2003, 06:22 PM   #1
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Ok, I am trying to reformat my hard drive on my Linux box, its runing on of the recent Red Hat but the version I can't tell you at the moment, Also note I have no clue where my Red Hat CD is could some inform me on how I go about reformating my Linux box?
Old 08-24-2003, 07:02 PM   #2
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use mkfs to format a partition, use cfdisk or parted to make a partition. use both with care.
Old 08-24-2003, 07:10 PM   #3
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Ok, I am not even sure how to use this I am a Major Linux novice, and understand only the bare bare bare basics, ok useing mkfs can you please tell me I type mkfs /dev/hdc? X.x


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