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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 11<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Block Devices</title> 13<title>Block Devices</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17We'll take a good look at disk-oriented aspects of Gentoo Linux 17We'll take a good look at disk-oriented aspects of Gentoo Linux
18and Linux in general, including Linux filesystems, partitions and block devices. 18and Linux in general, including Linux filesystems, partitions and block devices.
19Then, once you're familiar with the ins and outs of disks and filesystems, 19Then, once you're familiar with the ins and outs of disks and filesystems,
20you'll be guided through the process of setting up partitions and filesystems 20you'll be guided through the process of setting up partitions and filesystems
21for your Gentoo Linux installation. 21for your Gentoo Linux installation.
22</p> 22</p>
265 265
266</body> 266</body>
267</subsection> 267</subsection>
268<subsection> 268<subsection>
269<title>Creating the Swap Slice</title> 269<title>Creating the Swap Slice</title>
270<body> 270<body>
271 271
272<p> 272<p>
273On Alpha based systems you don't need a separate boot partition. However, the 273On Alpha based systems you don't need a separate boot partition. However, the
274first cylinder cannot be used as the <c>aboot</c> image will be placed there. 274first cylinder cannot be used as the <c>aboot</c> image will be placed there.
275</p> 275</p>
276 276
277<p> 277<p>
278We will create a swap slice starting at the third cylinder, with a total 278We will create a swap slice starting at the third cylinder, with a total
279size of 1 Gbyte. Use <c>n</c> to create a new slice. After creating the slice, 279size of 1 Gbyte. Use <c>n</c> to create a new slice. After creating the slice,
280we will change its type to <c>1</c>, meaning <e>swap</e>. 280we will change its type to <c>1</c> (one), meaning <e>swap</e>.
281</p> 281</p>
282 282
283<pre caption="Creating the swap slice"> 283<pre caption="Creating the swap slice">
284BSD disklabel command (m for help): <i>n</i> 284BSD disklabel command (m for help): <i>n</i>
285Partition (a-p): <i>a</i> 285Partition (a-p): <i>a</i>
286First cylinder (1-5290, default 1): <i>3</i> 286First cylinder (1-5290, default 1): <i>3</i>
287Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (3-5290, default 5290): <i>+1024M</i> 287Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (3-5290, default 5290): <i>+1024M</i>
288 288
289BSD disklabel command (m for help): <i>t</i> 289BSD disklabel command (m for help): <i>t</i>
290Partition (a-c): <i>a</i> 290Partition (a-c): <i>a</i>
291Hex code (type L to list codes): <i>1</i> 291Hex code (type L to list codes): <i>1</i>
292</pre> 292</pre>
293 293
294<p> 294<p>
295After these steps you should see a layout similar to the following: 295After these steps you should see a layout similar to the following:

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