When I run cfdisk (or fdisk) to partition a storage device, there's a point where I can specify the file system type. Does this do anything with respect to the actual file system? Suppose I want to ...
I'm trying to install Slackware 14 from a DVD. It boots fine from the DVD. When I try to use fdisk or cfdisk to create the Linux and swap partitions on the SSD, it complains about a missing or ...
I ran fdisk on the wrong HD. I basically cleared partition table, pressed w and quited fdisk and only then realized that that was my main harddrive... I got this message: WARNING: Re-reading ...
I've picked up an HP SimpleSave sd500a backup drive. This is a 2.5", 500GB drive. It has a mysterious CD-like partition, but otherwise seems to contain a WD Scorpio Blue disk. It seems that the ...