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  • Then you'll run 'fdisk' to create your Linux partition (s), (see section III. C, below, for info on making partitions), and then reboot the a1 disk again (putting in the a2 disk, again, when asked).

    Frequently Asked Questions About Linux v1.17

  • "fdisk" step needs human interaction to delete and rebuild the partition table.

    Planet Ubuntu

  • Instead of providing a graphical partitioning utility (like gparted), Slackware offers you fdisk (which is completely command-line-driven) and cfdisk.

    Don't even consider Linux!

  • If you own a Dell Inspiron Mini with Ubuntu and paid extra to upgrade your hard drive from the stock 4 GB to an 8 GB or 16 GB SSD drive, you better get sudo fdisk-ing and check your partition sizes.

    Dell Inspiron “Ubuntu” Mini 9 ships with Partition Error « Boy Genius Report

  • Fedora is one of those distributions that I will be happy to fdisk into oblivion as soon as I get ready to set up the next distribution.

    The Linux Project XI

  • Not knowing much about SATA drives, I tried to fdisk /dev/hda, which oddly showed a 50 meg partition which I'm now uncertain as to what it corresponds to.

    Archive 2004-11-24

  • Had fdisk/partition problems (kept returning only 2 GBs even after fdisking, reformatting, and reinstalling TWICE), had to sift through untold pages of KB minutia.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • The problem is with a bug/feature in OS/2's fdisk that tries to correct 'errors' in partitions that it doesn't like ...

    Frequently Asked Questions About Linux v1.17

  • If you make a swap partition you need to change it's type to "Linux swap" with the fdisk 't' command.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Linux v1.17

  • If you made your Linux partitions with Linux's fdisk, and OS/2 sees them, it will think they have errors and end up trashing them.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Linux v1.17

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