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Sunday, July 31, 2011

List, create, delete and set partition type for primary, extended, and logical partitions

List partitions
#fdisk -l

Create partition
#fdisk /dev/vda
(vda can be replaced by sda if its not virtual machine)
Then press
n
After that select e or p for extended or primary partition type.
Then give appropriate size
Finally type
w
Then type
p
to check partition table where you can see the newly created partition.

1 comment:

Idriss Aluma said...

I would add this command to it
#partprobe
or reboot the system (server).