Make the most of large drives with GPT and Linux

Jul 28, 2009 ... Chief among these is the limitation of four primary partitions. ... Disk pointers are
64 bits in size, meaning that GPT can handle disks of up to 512 ... select EFI
GUID Partition Support in the Partition Types area of the Enable the ...

Resizing Linux partitions, Part 2: Advanced resizing

Sep 1, 2010 ... Several tools exist to do this in Linux, but there are a number of potential pitfalls
and ... Part 1 of this series covered basic partition resizing. ... file system recovery
tools that enable you to fix such problems, so running them on a ...

Resizing Linux partitions, Part 1: Basics

Aug 11, 2010 ... This article guides you through the task of resizing Linux partitions, beginning ...
File systems enable the computer to locate individual files, and they're much ....
Note that primary partitions are numbered from 1 to 4, and the ...

The Linux on Power Community : PowerLinux Boot howto

PReP partition have 0x41 type (must be active); PReP partition must have boot ...
yaboot is able to fetch files from TFTP (only) (a file size shouldn't exceed 32M ...

Learn Linux, 101: Create partitions and filesystems

Jul 12, 2010 ... In this article, learn about disk partitions and Linux filesystems. ... We have also
added some basic information on the gdisk command and the GUID ... The
abstraction layer of randomly accessible fixed-size blocks allows ...... will
probably have to install a package, such as btrfs-progs to enable btrfs support.

Linux on 4 KB sector disks: Practical advice

Mar 6, 2014 ... When the sector size is increased from 512 bytes to a larger value, more ... (To
see how to do the job with common Linux partitioning software, go to ... File
systems tested were the third extended file system (ext3), the fourth ...

Power Systems : SCSI - Hot add, remove, rescan of SCSI devices

Nov 6, 2012 ... ... rescan the whole SCSI bus which will enable the Linux kernel to detect new
devices! ... 570-lpar9:~ # cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] md1 : active raid1
.... The kernel itself discovers the new size of the device during the rescan but ...
Two SAN devices are exported to a Linux partition using a VIOS.

Learn Linux, 101: Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems

Oct 20, 2010 ... Learn to mount your Linux filesystems; configure and use removable USB, ... For
example, you might mount filesystems on hard drive partitions as /boot, /tmp, .....
exec is specified after user . noatime will disable recording of access times. ...
COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME.

Learn Linux, 101: Boot the system

Sep 20, 2011 ... Learn to guide your Linux system through the boot process. ... UEFI is gaining
popularity, particularly for systems having drives larger than 2TB in size. ...
Furthermore, a disk can have only four primary partitions, and the standard ....
Some older kernel levels required a parameter to enable large memory ...

The Linux on Power Community : Set up software RAID on SUSE ...

Jan 18, 2013 ... Yaboot starts and scans all the primary disk partitions searching for its ... Power
on your system or activate your LPAR and press 1 to enter the SMS menu. ..... GB
Linux RAID ││ │the size of the │ │ │ │smallest partition ...

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