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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>1.8</version> 11<version>1.9</version>
12<date>2004-11-21</date> 12<date>2005-01-15</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>
189</p> 189</p>
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191<p> 191<p>
192Second, create an <e>Apple_Bootstrap</e> partition by using <c>b</c>. It will 192Second, create an <e>Apple_Bootstrap</e> partition by using <c>b</c>. It will
193ask for what block you want to start. Enter the number of your first free 193ask for what block you want to start. Enter the number of your first free
194partition, followed by a <c>p</c>. For instance this is <c>1p</c>. 194partition, followed by a <c>p</c>. For instance this is <c>2p</c>.
195</p> 195</p>
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197<note> 197<note>
198This partition is <e>not</e> a "boot" partition. It is not used by Linux at all; 198This partition is <e>not</e> a "boot" partition. It is not used by Linux at all;
199you don't have to place any filesystem on it and you should never mount it. PPC 199you don't have to place any filesystem on it and you should never mount it. PPC
200users don't need an extra partition for <path>/boot</path>. 200users don't need an extra partition for <path>/boot</path>.
201</note> 201</note>
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203<p> 203<p>
204Now create a swap partition by pressing <c>c</c>. Again <c>mac-fdisk</c> will 204Now create a swap partition by pressing <c>c</c>. Again <c>mac-fdisk</c> will
205ask for what block you want to start this partition from. As we used <c>1</c> 205ask for what block you want to start this partition from. As we used <c>2</c>
206before to create the Apple_Bootstrap partition, you now have to enter 206before to create the Apple_Bootstrap partition, you now have to enter
207<c>2p</c>. When you're asked for the size, enter <c>512M</c> (or whatever size 207<c>3p</c>. When you're asked for the size, enter <c>512M</c> (or whatever size
208you want -- 512MB is recommended though). When asked for a name, enter <c>swap</c> 208you want). When asked for a name, enter <c>swap</c> (mandatory).
209(mandatory).
210</p>
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212<p> 209</p>
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211<p>
213To create the root partition, enter <c>c</c>, followed by <c>3p</c> to select 212To create the root partition, enter <c>c</c>, followed by <c>4p</c> to select
214from what block the root partition should start. When asked for the size, enter 213from what block the root partition should start. When asked for the size, enter
215<c>3p</c> again. <c>mac-fdisk</c> will interpret this as "Use all available 214<c>4p</c> again. <c>mac-fdisk</c> will interpret this as "Use all available
216space". When asked for the name, enter <c>root</c> (mandatory). 215space". When asked for the name, enter <c>root</c> (mandatory).
217</p> 216</p>
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219<p> 218<p>
220To finish up, write the partition to the disk using <c>w</c> and <c>q</c> to 219To finish up, write the partition to the disk using <c>w</c> and <c>q</c> to

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