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Old 08-30-2005, 01:31 PM   #1
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reformatting hd

this is my hd
hda1 Inicio Primaria NTFS [] 41940,71
hda5 Lógica W95 FAT32 (LBA) 10487,24
hda6 Lógica Linux ext3 6284,12
hda7 Lógica Linux swap 1151,54
hda8 Lógica Linux ext3 22479,70

i dont use windows partitions any more so
can i reformat hda1 and hda5 to linux partitions?

thanks in advance

Old 08-30-2005, 01:55 PM   #2
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I think you can go ahead and

mke2fs -j

on the hda1.

I'd be more careful with the hda5.

Do a

fdisk -l

that will show more detail...


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