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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I have heard that UNIX disk storage is costlier than Windows Disk storage. Is that true? If not why we have limited storage on UNIX systems? Windows disk storage is so cheap nowadays. Is it not true for UNIX disks? (8 Replies)
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how to check overall hard disk utilization in unix?
we use bdf command to find the utilized space for the particular path
how can i find overall hard disk utilization? (4 Replies)
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3. Windows & DOS: Issues & Discussions
I am using compaq CQ41, with factory install windows 7, there is three drives namely (local Disk( c: ) 158 GB free of 281 GB), (RECOVERY( D: ) 2.69 GB free of 16.7GB) and (HP_TOOLS( E: ) 92.7 MB free of 99.3 MB).
i don't want to lost it,but... (2 Replies)
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I'm kind of new to programming in Linux & c/c++. I'm currently writing a FileManager using Ubuntu Linux(10.10) for Learning Purposes. I've got started on this project by creating a loopback device to be used as my virtual hard disk. After creating the loop back hard disk and mounting it... (23 Replies)
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I've a fresh installation of SCO 5.0.7 on the IDE hard disk.
For SCSI hard disk I can declare, for example blc disk driver using:
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6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
How is it possible to copy the partition of hard drive that have unix on it (it's a scsi hard drive of an Irix (SGI)), under windows xp - what I did till now is to connect the drive to the my pc (windows xp installed) with a scsi adapter and the program partition magic can't recognize the... (2 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Can a hard drive be formatted from unix server to windows 2000 professional? (4 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi Engg. ! :mad:
I have a harddisk on which SCO UNIX Open Server was installed. There was some data (in .dbf format) on it. Present condition of HDD is that it is not booting. Now I want to mount this HDD through other HDD on which SCO UNIX Open Server is installed by attaching... (0 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
To run UNIX, can the hard disk be partitioned so I could use that part for UNIX and the other for my existing Windows '98? At the moment there are hard drives C: & D:. Also, where can I obtain the UNIX software?.....Your response is appreciated. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hpin
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
thanks for your help, i didnt realise you could download the operating system from sun.com:D
Ive just had a new hard drive installed 20 GIG for unix and x windows. How can i connect this hard drive for unix and x windows only? and are there any helpful tutorials for starters??
Many thanks (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jeffersno1
CFDISK(8) GNU cfdisk Manual CFDISK(8)
GNU cfdisk - a curses-based partition table manipulation program
cfdisk [options] [device]
cfdisk is a disk partition manipulation program, which allows you to create, destroy, resize, move and copy partitions on a hard drive
using a simple menu-driven interface. It is useful for organising the disk space on a new drive, reorganising an old drive, creating space
for new operating systems, and copying data to new hard disks. For a list of the supported partition types, see the --list-partition-types
displays a help message.
displays the program's version.
use an arrow cursor, instead of reverse video highlighting, in case your terminal doesn't support it.
create a new partition table on the disk. This is useful if you want to change the partition table type or want to repartition you
entire drive. Note that this does not delete the old table on the disk until you commit the changes.
sets the default display units to UNIT. A list of possible units is given below.
displays a list of supported partition types and features.
You can choose in what unit cfdisk should display quantities like partition sizes. You can choose from sectors, percents, bytes, kilobytes,
etc. Note that one kilobyte is equal to 1,000 bytes, as this is consistent with the SI prefixes and is used by hard disk manufacturers. If
you prefer to see the sizes in units with binary prefixes, you should instead select one kilo binary byte (kibibyte), which is equal to
1,024 bytes. Whatever display unit you have chosen, you can always enter the quantities in the unit of your choice, for example 1000000B or
display each size in the most suitable unit from B, kB, MB, GB and TB.
B one byte
kB one kilobyte (1,000 bytes)
MB one megabyte (1,000,000 bytes)
GB one gigabyte (1,000,000,000 bytes)
TB one terabyte (1,000,000,000,000 bytes)
KiB one kilo binary byte (1,024 bytes)
MiB one mega binary byte (1,048,576 bytes)
GiB one giga binary byte (1,073,741,824 bytes)
TiB one tera binary byte (1,099,511,627,776 bytes)
s one sector. It depends on the sector size of the disk. You can use it if you want to see or choose the exact size in sectors.
% one percent from the size of the disk
cyl one cylinder. It depends on the cylinder size.
chs use CHS display units.
There are no known bugs. We are in early stages for development, so be careful.
fdisk(8), mkfs(8), parted(8) The cfdisk program is fully documented in the info(1) format GNU cfdisk User Manual manual.
fdisk 16 June, 2006 CFDISK(8)