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Re: disk partitions on that aren't recognized by mkfs + parted



Hi,

Did you try using fdisk for partition? and the use partprobe.

eg. #fdisk /dev/sdi
     # partprobe
     #mke2fs -j /dev/sdiX

I hope this would help.

Regards,

Raj



On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Doll, Margaret Ann
<margaret_doll brown edu>wrote:

> In this particular case, I have rebooted the system many times and am
> unable
> to get mkfs to work.  The disk partitions are also not on the same disk as
> /.  How do I get the disk partitions to work with mkfs?
>
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 8:25 AM, Corey Kovacs <corey kovacs gmail com>
> wrote:
>
> > Important to note
> >
> > 1. It's not often / is repartitioned.
> > 2. This isn't a problem unique to RHEL.
> >
> > C
> >
> > Sent from my iPod
> >
> > On May 5, 2011, at 8:14 AM, "Marti, Robert" <RJM002 shsu edu> wrote:
> >
> > > A reboot is required if you change partitions on the same disk that
> > houses /.
> > >
> > > On May 5, 2011, at 6:41, "Stainforth, Matthew (SD/DS)" <
> > Matthew Stainforth gnb ca> wrote:
> > >
> > >>> the default behavior for RHEL6 but I am not sure when or IF it
> > >>> actually hit RHEL5. Sounds like it might have. In RHEL6 a reboot is
> > >>> simply a requirement, full stop.
> > >>
> > >> In RHEL6 a reboot is required between repartitioning and mkfs'ing?
>  What
> > a sad thing if true.
> > >>
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