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Old 08-27-2003, 03:18 AM   #1
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diagnose partition

Im a total newbie with Linux. I need to diagnose/get information of a partition. I use SuSE 8.0 and have until now used the "Yast partitioner" to get info of my partitions.

One of my disks stores two partitions: a swap partition of 1 GB
and a "native" partition mounted on "/" of 77 GB.

However, the path "/" on my native partition I cant seem to find. Can i remount it without hurting data on this native partition?
Old 08-27-2003, 03:58 AM   #2
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Im not sure what you mean by diagnose......but if you want to view your partitions sizes and maybe resize them there are a # of programs out there..... I use cfdisk..... or use your install cd's partitioning program.
as for the / partition thats your root partition wich is where linux is installed when you are using linux its already mounted.....

this might also help you

as root

/sbin/fdisk -l /dev/??? will list the partition tables
/sbin/fdisk -s <partition> will list the size

Last edited by deepsix; 08-27-2003 at 04:27 AM.


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