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11<version>1.11</version> 11<version>2.00</version>
12<date>2005-02-20</date> 12<date>2005-03-28</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Block Devices</title> 17<title>Block Devices</title>
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88<p> 88<p>
89If you are interested in knowing how big a partition should be, or even how 89If you are interested in knowing how big a partition should be, or even how
90many partitions (or volumes) you need, read on. Otherwise continue now with 90many partitions (or volumes) you need, read on. Otherwise continue now with
91<uri link="#fdisk">Using fdisk to Partition your Disk</uri>. 91<uri link="#fdisk_SRM">Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (SRM only)</uri>
92or <uri link="#fdisk_ARC">Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (ARC/AlphaBIOS
93only)</uri>.
92</p> 94</p>
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94</body> 96</body>
95</subsection> 97</subsection>
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144</section> 146</section>
145<section id="fdisk"> 147<section id="fdisk_SRM">
146<title>Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (SRM only)</title> 148<title>Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (SRM only)</title>
147<subsection> 149<subsection>
148<body> 150<body>
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380</subsection> 382</subsection>
381</section> 383</section>
382<section id="fdisk"> 384<section id="fdisk_ARC">
383<title>Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (ARC/AlphaBIOS only)</title> 385<title>Using fdisk to Partition your Disk (ARC/AlphaBIOS only)</title>
384<subsection> 386<subsection>
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776time to mount those partitions. Use the <c>mount</c> command. Don't forget to 778time to mount those partitions. Use the <c>mount</c> command. Don't forget to
777create the necessary mount directories for every partition you created. As an 779create the necessary mount directories for every partition you created. As an
778example we mount the root and boot partition: 780example we mount the root and boot partition:
779</p> 781</p>
780 782
783<warn>
784Due to a bug in the e2fsprogs package, you need to explicitly use
785the <c>mount -t ext3</c> option if you are using an ext3 filesystem.
786</warn>
787
781<pre caption="Mounting partitions"> 788<pre caption="Mounting partitions">
782# <i>mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/gentoo</i> 789# <i>mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/gentoo</i>
790<comment>(For ext3 partitions:)</comment>
791# <i>mount -t ext3 /dev/sda2 /mnt/gentoo</i>
783</pre> 792</pre>
784 793
785<note> 794<note>
786If you want your <path>/tmp</path> to reside on a separate partition, be sure to 795If you want your <path>/tmp</path> to reside on a separate partition, be sure to
787change its permissions after mounting: <c>chmod 1777 /mnt/gentoo/tmp</c>. This 796change its permissions after mounting: <c>chmod 1777 /mnt/gentoo/tmp</c>. This

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