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Old 05-05-2003, 10:12 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how to use the "parted" command in RH?


Hi all,

Apparentley, I need to use the "parted" command to do what I need to do. Please refer to a previous thread I started, which can be found HERE . Reading that, I'm sure you'll see what I basically need to do. I want to take 10GB off of the /dev/hda3 filesystem and create 2 new ones, /var and /etc. I would like both of these new filesystems to be 5GB each. I have never even heard of "parted" before this thread. I rebooted the server to the linux rescue mode and tried to use parted, but I do not know where to go with it, so I just exited. Can someone who has used this program help me do what I want to do. Also, based on the last thread, do you think this makes sense. I believe it will work the way I want ot to, but any additional info would be appreciated. Thanks a million everyone!

Chris
 
Old 05-06-2003, 02:55 AM   #2
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Hmm...

So you started parted?

Once it's going, (and it'll go to /dev/hda unless you tell it otherwise...)
use:
p
and it will print your partition table.
h
will print the helpfile. Useful.
 
Old 05-06-2003, 07:00 AM   #3
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Thanks for the insight. I'll look around to see what I can find. Like I said, I don't know anything about parted, so could you possibly give me sort of a step-by-step tutorial on how to do what I wanna do? Thanks!

Chris
 
Old 05-06-2003, 09:52 AM   #4
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Check out the documentation:
http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/parted.html
 
  


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