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Old 05-07-2004, 03:29 AM   #1
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Exclamation Remove Windows NTFS fully

I had WinXP on this machine and then I installed Linux. One of the drives on Windows Partition is NTFS. Now I want to give all space to Linux and remove Windows XP from this machine. What should I do? I have the backup of all my data for Windows. So, I do not mind if the data is lost. Please help.

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Old 05-07-2004, 03:47 AM   #2
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u may delete partions and create new partions with "fdisk" command. but be careful when u work with fdisk. u can delete all of disk. after that format new created partion with one of mkfs.ext3 mkfs.ext2 mkfs.vfat mkfs.reiserfs . its up to u to choose one of fs.
type the following to see partitions table of disk.
fdisk -l


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