NewsForge: Creating and Managing Filesystems with Expert Partitioner
Jan 20, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."