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Re: fdisk for linux-sgi

To: Edwin Hakkennes <E.Hakkennes@ET.TUDelft.NL>
Subject: Re: fdisk for linux-sgi
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 1998 11:32:41 +0100
In-reply-to: <>; from Edwin Hakkennes on Fri, Jan 09, 1998 at 01:06:46PM +0100
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On Fri, Jan 09, 1998 at 01:06:46PM +0100, Edwin Hakkennes wrote:

> I'm trying to get an indy running Linux. I downloaded the Getting_started
> stuff, and unpacked it. All seems to be fine, except that I cannot find
> an fdisk program on this file-system. (root-be-0.01.cpio)
> My question is: How do I partition the disk. I have one, empty 2G disk 
> on which only Linux should be installed. 
> Is it neccesary to put the disk in a PC for partioning?

No.  You can use the software included under IRIX.  If the disk you are
connecting is not the bootdisk, means sash & the kernel don't reside on
it you can also partition the disk on a pc.  This may be handy for
data exchange.


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