10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting
1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Oracle Linux 6.6
To create Physical Volumes for Volume groups (LVM) , the disk need to be partitioned to LVM type ie. 'Linux LVM' type . In fdisk , this can done by choosing 8e when prompted for partition type.
Since it is easy to script (non-interactive), I use parted command rather than... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: John K
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please refer to the below output:
# fdisk -l /dev/sda
Disk /dev/sda: 598.9 GB, 598999040000 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 72824 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: admin_db
3. Red Hat
I have a Red Hat Linux 5.9 Server installed with one hard disk & 2 Partitions created on it as follows,
/boot - Linux Partition & another is
LVM - One VG & under that 5-6 Logical volumes(var,opt,home etc).
Here my requirement is to take out 1GB of space from LVM ( Any logical... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: gr8_usk
4. Red Hat
I have been going through our environment and I see we have a few servers with LVM's setup and the file system type is still set to "83" within fdisk. If I change this to "8e", will it hurt the data or cause any loss? I need to know for sure before I make the change. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: s ladd
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I run fdisk partition in a script without interactive input?
In manual procedure, I run fdisk device, select n, select p, presess enter for default start number (1), press enter to default end number, then select w for writing to the partition table. The command looks like... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: hce
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I m using redhat 6, I have installed root partition as non-LVM .
Is there any way i can convert it to LVM? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pinga123
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 2.4TB san storage i want to make 4 partition each having 600GB. I use fdisk but not possible to do this because of fdisk limitation. So i tried parted but it make 2.4TB one partition but with parted not possible to make 4 partition having 600GB, may be i m doing wrong, can... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: learnbash
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Just started understanding linux filesystem and partition utilities.
I was going though some video tutorials by CBT nuggets and the author was cursing fdisk as fuzzy tool and recommending to use parted instead.
In our job environment i have seen almost every one using fdisk utility for... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pinga123
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've created a partition with GNU Parted, how do I mount the partition?
The manual information at http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/manual/parted.html is good, but I am sure about how I mount the partition afterwards.
--Todd (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jtp51
I have two disks on a sun blade 100. I just installed a solaris8 on the first disk. The installation was successful. But the problem is now I lost all data / partition on my second hard disk.
The possible reason could be:
1. I used default web start install. During the installation I didn't... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: motor98