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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>
101<note> 101<note>
102There are some partitions named like this: <path>Apple_Driver43, 102There are some partitions named like this: <path>Apple_Driver43,
103Apple_Driver_ATA, Apple_FWDriver, Apple_Driver_IOKit, 103Apple_Driver_ATA, Apple_FWDriver, Apple_Driver_IOKit,
104Apple_Patches</path>. If you are not planning to use MacOS 9 you can 104Apple_Patches</path>. If you are not planning to use MacOS 9 you can
105delete them, because MacOS X and Linux don't need them. 105delete them, because MacOS X and Linux don't need them.
106You might have to use parted in order to delete them, as mac-fdisk can't delete them yet.
106</note> 107</note>
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108<p> 109<p>
109If you are interested in knowing how big a partition should be, or even how 110If you are interested in knowing how big a partition should be, or even how
110many partitions you need, read on. Otherwise continue now with 111many partitions you need, read on. Otherwise continue now with
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214<p> 215<p>
215To finish up, write the partition to the disk using <c>w</c> and <c>q</c> to 216To finish up, write the partition to the disk using <c>w</c> and <c>q</c> to
216quit <c>mac-fdisk</c>. 217quit <c>mac-fdisk</c>.
217</p> 218</p>
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220<note>
221To make sure everything is ok, you should run mac-fdisk once more and check whether all the partitions are there.
222If you don't see any of the partitions you created, or the changes you made, you should reinitialize your partitions by pressing "i" in mac-fdisk.
223Note that this will recreate the partition map and thus remove all your partitions.
224</note>
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219<p> 226<p>
220Now that your partitions are created, you can now continue with <uri 227Now that your partitions are created, you can now continue with <uri
221link="#filesystems">Creating Filesystems</uri>. 228link="#filesystems">Creating Filesystems</uri>.
222</p> 229</p>
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