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Re: hd probleme on fedora



thank at all, but the fdisk of my fedora core 2 don't want  understand ....

i break my HD with my CD of redhat 7.3 

now i have 2 partition ... 

somewhere, i send this bug at redhat ... 



thank 

alexandre  

Le vendredi 29 Octobre 2004 07:22, Jonathan Berry a écrit :
> On Fri, 29 Oct 2004 00:30:18 -0400, Kevin J. Cummings
>
> <cummings kjchome homeip net> wrote:
> > OK, you've created 1 new partition, 80GB in size.
> > Now you have to run mkfs on this partition.  You've created it, but it
> > contains no data yet, worse, you're probably reading the *old* 20GB data
> > left over from the previous partitioning that you destroy.
>
> If you want two partitions, run fdisk again and enter +40G at the prompt:
> > Dernier cylindre ou +taille or +tailleM ou +tailleK (1-158816, default
> > 158816):
>
> Then add primary 2 with the defaults.  By the way, there is no need to
> reboot between deleting the old partitions and creating the new ones.
> In fact, you can do this without even exiting fdisk.  Just delete the
> 80 GB partition and create the 2 new 40 GB ones, if that is what you
> want now.
>
> > You need to understand that partitioning only draws the lines on the
> > disk where the files system will live.  It does not re-write the
> > superblocks, directories, or data between those lines.  That is the job
> > of mkfs.  (Or in your case, mkfs.ext3 if you want an ext3 file system.)
>
> Yes, this is correct.  Interesting result, I must say; I've never
> tried that : ).  The command I use is:
> # mke2fs -j /dev/hdb1
> to make the file system on the first partition.  Repeat with /dev/hdb2
> if you go with two partitions.  This is the same as mkfs.ext3 (ext3 is
> ext2 with journalling, the -j option).  Note that this will ERASE the
> data that is currently on the disk.  It seems this is what you want,
> but just making sure.
> I don't know if you could somehow run fsck on the disk with the new
> partition table and have it fix the filesystem to take up the new
> partition space.  Anyone know if this is theoretically possible, out
> of curiosity?
>
> Jonathan


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