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Learn Linux, 101: Create partitions and filesystems

Jul 13, 2010, 15:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian Shields)

"Overview

"In this article, learn about disk partitions and Linux filesystems. Learn to:

* Create a partition
* Use mkfs commands to set up ext2, ext3, xfs, reiserfs v3,and vfat filesystems
* Create and manage swap space

"This article helps you prepare for Objective 104.1 in Topic 104 of the Linux Professional Institute's Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) exam 101. The objective has a weight of 2.

"Prerequisites

"To get the most from the articles in this series, you should have a basic knowledge of Linux and a working Linux system on which you can practice the commands covered in this article. Sometimes different versions of a program will format output differently, so your results may not always look exactly like the listings and figures shown here."

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