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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions. 12To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
13This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage. 13This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
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16<version>4.0</version> 16<version>5</version>
17<date>2010-07-27</date> 17<date>2011-08-22</date>
18 18
19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 20<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
21 21
22<subsection> 22<subsection>
533 <th>Filesystem</th> 533 <th>Filesystem</th>
534 <th>Creation Command</th> 534 <th>Creation Command</th>
535</tr> 535</tr>
536<tr> 536<tr>
537 <ti>ext2</ti> 537 <ti>ext2</ti>
538 <ti><c>mke2fs</c></ti> 538 <ti><c>mkfs.ext2</c></ti>
539</tr> 539</tr>
540<tr> 540<tr>
541 <ti>ext3</ti> 541 <ti>ext3</ti>
542 <ti><c>mke2fs -j</c></ti> 542 <ti><c>mkfs.ext3</c></ti>
543</tr> 543</tr>
544<tr> 544<tr>
545 <ti>reiserfs</ti> 545 <ti>reiserfs</ti>
546 <ti><c>mkreiserfs</c></ti> 546 <ti><c>mkfs.reiserfs</c></ti>
547</tr> 547</tr>
548<tr> 548<tr>
549 <ti>xfs</ti> 549 <ti>xfs</ti>
550 <ti><c>mkfs.xfs</c></ti> 550 <ti><c>mkfs.xfs</c></ti>
551</tr> 551</tr>
560example) in ext2 and the root partition (<path>/dev/sda3</path> in our example) 560example) in ext2 and the root partition (<path>/dev/sda3</path> in our example)
561in ext3, you would use: 561in ext3, you would use:
562</p> 562</p>
563 563
564<pre caption="Applying a filesystem on a partition"> 564<pre caption="Applying a filesystem on a partition">
565# <i>mke2fs /dev/sda1</i> 565# <i>mkfs.ext2 /dev/sda1</i>
566# <i>mke2fs -j /dev/sda3</i> 566# <i>mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda3</i>
567</pre> 567</pre>
568 568
569<p> 569<p>
570Now create the filesystems on your newly created partitions (or logical 570Now create the filesystems on your newly created partitions (or logical
571volumes). 571volumes).
573 573
574<warn> 574<warn>
575If you're installing on a Cobalt server, remember <path>/dev/sda1</path> MUST 575If you're installing on a Cobalt server, remember <path>/dev/sda1</path> MUST
576be of type <e>EXT2 revision 0</e>; Anything else (e.g. EXT2 revision 1, EXT3, 576be of type <e>EXT2 revision 0</e>; Anything else (e.g. EXT2 revision 1, EXT3,
577ReiserFS, XFS, JFS and others) <e>WILL NOT WORK!</e> You can format the 577ReiserFS, XFS, JFS and others) <e>WILL NOT WORK!</e> You can format the
578partition using the command: <c>mke2fs -r 0 /dev/sda1</c>. 578partition using the command: <c>mkfs.ext2 -r 0 /dev/sda1</c>.
579</warn> 579</warn>
580 580
581</body> 581</body>
582</subsection> 582</subsection>
583<subsection> 583<subsection>

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