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NewsForge: Creating and Managing Filesystems with Expert Partitioner

Jan 20, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael McCallister)

"The first, and perhaps only, time you have to create a new file system on your Linux computer is when you first install the operating system. If you add a second hard drive, or have set up a series of mount points that you decide to adjust in one way or another, you can use SUSE's YaST Expert Partitioner tool to handle this task for you.

"Until GNU Parted came along, partitioning in Unix and Linux was handled by the standard fdisk shell utility. It works a little differently from its DOS namesake, but performs the same essential tasks: creating and modifying the partition table..."

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