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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>1.7</version> 11<version>1.8</version>
12<date>2004-11-02</date> 12<date>2004-11-21</date>
13 13
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>
302Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes 302Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes
303141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders 303141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders
304Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes 304Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes
305 305
306 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System 306 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
307/dev/hdb1 1 12 53266+ 83 Linux 307/dev/sda1 1 12 53266+ 83 Linux
308/dev/hdb2 13 233 981571+ 82 Linux swap 308/dev/sda2 13 233 981571+ 82 Linux swap
309/dev/hdb3 234 674 1958701+ 83 Linux 309/dev/sda3 234 674 1958701+ 83 Linux
310/dev/hdb4 675 6761 27035410+ 5 Extended 310/dev/sda4 675 6761 27035410+ 5 Extended
311/dev/hdb5 675 2874 9771268+ 83 Linux 311/dev/sda5 675 2874 9771268+ 83 Linux
312/dev/hdb6 2875 2919 199836 83 Linux 312/dev/sda6 2875 2919 199836 83 Linux
313/dev/hdb7 2920 3008 395262 83 Linux 313/dev/sda7 2920 3008 395262 83 Linux
314/dev/hdb8 3009 6761 16668918 83 Linux 314/dev/sda8 3009 6761 16668918 83 Linux
315 315
316Command (m for help): 316Command (m for help):
317</pre> 317</pre>
318 318
319<p> 319<p>
320This particular disk is configured to house seven Linux filesystems 320This particular disk is configured to house six Linux filesystems
321(each with a corresponding partition listed as "Linux") as well as a 321(each with a corresponding partition listed as "Linux") as well as a
322swap partition (listed as "Linux swap"). 322swap partition (listed as "Linux swap").
323</p> 323</p>
324 324
325</body> 325</body>
332We will first remove all existing partitions from the disk. Type 332We will first remove all existing partitions from the disk. Type
333<c>d</c> to delete a partition. For instance, to delete an existing 333<c>d</c> to delete a partition. For instance, to delete an existing
334<path>/dev/sda1</path>: 334<path>/dev/sda1</path>:
335</p> 335</p>
336 336
337<note>
337<note>If you don't want to delete all partitions just delete those you 338If you don't want to delete all partitions just delete those you
338want to delete. At this point the author recommends a backup of your 339want to delete. At this point the author recommends a backup of your
339data to avoid the lose of it. 340data to avoid the lose of it.
340</note> 341</note>
341 342
342<pre caption="Deleting a partition"> 343<pre caption="Deleting a partition">
436Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes 437Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes
437141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders 438141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders
438Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes 439Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes
439 440
440 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System 441 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
441/dev/hdb1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot 442/dev/sda1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot
442 443
443Command (m for help): 444Command (m for help):
444</pre> 445</pre>
445</body> 446</body>
446</subsection> 447</subsection>
467Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes 468Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes
468141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders 469141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders
469Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes 470Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes
470 471
471 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System 472 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
472/dev/hdb1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot 473/dev/sda1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot
473/dev/hdb2 4 117 506331 82 Linux swap 474/dev/sda2 4 117 506331 82 Linux swap
474 475
475Command (m for help): 476Command (m for help):
476</pre> 477</pre>
477 478
478</body> 479</body>
498Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes 499Disk /dev/sda: 30.7 GB, 30750031872 bytes
499141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders 500141 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6761 cylinders
500Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes 501Units = cylinders of 8883 * 512 = 4548096 bytes
501 502
502 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System 503 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
503/dev/hdb1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot 504/dev/sda1 1 3 13293 41 PPC PReP Boot
504/dev/hdb2 4 117 506331 82 Linux swap 505/dev/sda2 4 117 506331 82 Linux swap
505/dev/hdb3 118 6761 29509326 83 Linux 506/dev/sda3 118 6761 29509326 83 Linux
506 507
507Command (m for help): 508Command (m for help):
508</pre> 509</pre>
509</body> 510</body>
510</subsection> 511</subsection>
521</pre> 522</pre>
522 523
523<p> 524<p>
524Now that your partitions are created, you can now continue with <uri 525Now that your partitions are created, you can now continue with <uri
525link="#filesystems">Creating Filesystems</uri>. 526link="#filesystems">Creating Filesystems</uri>.
527</p>
528
529</body>
530</subsection>
531</section>
532<section id="filesystems">
533<title>Creating Filesystems</title>
534<subsection>
535<title>Introduction</title>
536<body>
537
538<p>
539Now that your partitions are created, it is time to place a filesystem on them.
540If you don't care about what filesystem to choose and are happy with what we use
541as default in this handbook, continue with <uri
542link="#filesystems-apply">Applying a Filesystem to a Partition</uri>.
543Otherwise read on to learn about the available filesystems...
526</p> 544</p>
527 545
528</body> 546</body>
529</subsection> 547</subsection>
530<subsection> 548<subsection>

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