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Linux itself mostly won't care. A few things won't be possible (e.g., installing a bootloader such as GRUB on the drive), but it sounds like that isn't an issue. Some software (udisks, for example) might fail to see it as a mountable filesystem, so it might work less well in desktop GUIs. If you attach this to a different OS, I'd expect both Mac OS and ...


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I need to migrate /var/log/ and /var/log/audit to separate partitions. Currently the entire /var/ directory is on a logical volume with ample space (45G). LVM is the partition type, so you meant migrate to new logical volumes, right? I understand how to shrink and create new logical volumes (and the associated risks of resizing and need for full ...


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The disk label type is the type of Master Boot Record. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Master_boot_record. The disk identifier is a randomly generated number stuck onto the MBR. In terms of tools for looking at disks, fdisk is on it way to being deprecated if it isn't already so. parted is the replacement for fdisk and gparted can be used to provide a ...


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The post is a bit old, but I ran through exactly the same problem (Debian as well) and running the following command as root solved it: apt-get clean it released 2G of rootfs in my case (god knows why). I got this hint from the following link, which seems very comprehensive: https://wiki.maemo.org/Free_up_rootfs_space


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all information about partitions should be saved in some place. this place is a reserved portion of HDD at his beginning also called MBR (Master Boot Record). Depending on type of partition table chosen there can be used different partition layouts and in you case it's Disklabel type: dos dos partition table. Using this type of partition table you can ...



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