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 am new to Linux so please forgive the incorrect use of vocabulary. My company has a private cloud that provisions VM's in a KVM. I received a RHEL 6.4. When I provisioned it, I asked for 50GB of ...
This is really a two part question. I've never formatted a hard dirve on Linux/Unix, so please bear with me. I had an old Windows machine which recently died. So I decided to put the hard drive into ...
I'm a little confused about fdisk and mkfs. So - here is typical USB flash drive partitioning and formatting: umount /dev/sdb fdisk fdisk /dev/sdb Command (m for help): d Selected partition 1 ...