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2061Re: [gnubies-il] HD

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  • Gil Katz
    Feb 3, 2003
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      On Monday 03 February 2003 20:23, Amir Tal wrote:
      > On Monday 03 February 2003 18:24, JimRR wrote:
      > > Gil,
      > >
      > > >I just bought a WD 80 GB HD.
      > > >when i use the HardDrake i get a 74 GB HD
      > >
      > > That part of course is the HD companies list the drive including
      > > formatting and other overhead. The usable space is usually smaller. I
      > > think that is dishonest, but then what do I know. As for those other
      > > issues, I will defer to Linux gurus.
      >
      > assuming that you want all data on this Disk erased, and a clean start, do
      > the following (as root):
      >
      > * fire up fdisk (fdisk /dev/hdx, replace x with the correct disk letter)
      > and hit m+enter for options.
      >
      > *hit "d" for deleting existing partitions on that disk.
      > *hit "n" for creating a new partition (make it a primary one)
      >
      > after creating the new partition, do (again, as root):
      >
      > mk2tfs -j /dev/hdxx (replace xx with the correct disk and partition
      > numbers. you'll have yourself a ready to use partition containing ext3
      > filesystem.
      >
      > tal.
      >
      > > Jim
      > >
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      what if when using HardDrake i moved home to the new HD?
      how can i move it back?
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