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Old 01-17-2002
(c)fdisk and RedHat 7.2

I recently installed RedHat 7.2, and cannot find any tools to partition the disks other than during the install. I did a find from / for fdisk and cfdisk, neither turned up. I looked in the RPM directories on the CD's, again no good. What rpm contains a partition management tool?
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Old 01-17-2002
Sorry, I have to ask: did you do it as root?
fdisk should reside in /sbin, if I recall correctly...

If not, you can get it from the redhat site. Here is a list of all the files provided by the package containing fdisk:
http://www.redhat.com/swr/i386/util-...2.i386_fl.html
(I believe this is only for ext2, so if you have another filesystem in use, I'm out of ideas). If you can, use the util-linux package on your install disks.

I haven't used rpm in a while, so I don't remember if you can just extract the file you want, as opposed to reinstalling a large portion of your important utilities...
 
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