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Re: FDISK problems





Bugzilla from joachim backes rhrk uni-kl de wrote:
> 
> woodson2 wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Mike Wright-4 wrote:
>>> woodson2 wrote:
>>>> OS= Fedora 10
>>>>
>>>> I have a secondary 250GB disk of which I created a 50G partition on to
>>>> try
>>>> and set-up an LFS system. I finished with the LFS system and now I want
>>>> to
>>>> destroy the partition and reclaim all of the 250GB. So i simply ran
>>>> fdisk
>>>> /dev/sdb and deleted the 2 Linux partitions ( one 83 and one swap). I
>>>> then
>>>> created a new partition as primary partition #1. fdisk appears to see
>>>> the
>>>> entire disk....I'm able to start at cylinder 1 and end at 30401 which
>>>> is
>>>> 250GB, however when i mount the partition it's shows as only
>>>> 50G.....What
>>>> the hell is going on here???
>>>
>>> Simple question: did you remember to reformat the new partition?
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>> 
>> Mike, if you mean by reformat to write to use "w' to write to the
>> partition
>> table....yes
> 
> I think, he meant: mkfs.
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Doh!....I've done this a thousand times...I need to take a vacation...Forgot
to make the filesystem...going to kill myself now..Thanks..
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