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==Partitioning==
 
  
You could pretty much follow this guide keystroke for keystroke to do it.  It is suggested that you read the man pages for fdisk & read up on it, as well.
 
 
===Primary Partitions===
 
$ fdisk /dev/'''sda'''
 
 
Command (m for help): '''n'''
 
Command action
 
    e  extended
 
    p  primary partition (1-4)
 
'''p'''
 
Partition number (1-4): '''1'''
 
First cylinder (1-30401, default 1): '''<enter>''' Using default value 1
 
Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (1-30401, default 30401): '''+100MB'''
 
 
Command (m for help): '''n'''
 
Command action
 
    e  extended
 
    p  primary partition (1-4)
 
'''p'''
 
Partition number (1-4): '''2'''
 
First cylinder (124-30401, default 124): '''<enter>''' Using default value 124
 
Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (124-30401, default 30401): '''+10GB'''
 
 
 
 
===Extended Partitions===
 
 
Command (m for help): '''n'''
 
Command action
 
    e  extended
 
    p  primary partition (1-4)
 
'''e'''
 
Partition number (1-4): '''4'''
 
First cylinder (1341-30401, default 1341): '''<enter>''' Using default value 1341
 
Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (1341-30401, default 30401): '''<enter>''' Using default value 30401
 
 
Command (m for help): '''n'''
 
Command action
 
    l  logical (5 or over)
 
    p  primary partition (1-4)
 
'''l'''
 
First cylinder (1341-30401, default 1341): Using default value 1341
 
Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (1341-30401, default 30401): '''+512MB'''
 
 
Command (m for help): '''n'''
 
Command action
 
    l  logical (5 or over)
 
    p  primary partition (1-4)
 
'''l'''
 
First cylinder (1404-30401, default 1404): '''<enter>''' Using default value 1404
 
Last cylinder or +size or +sizeM or +sizeK (1404-30401, default 30401):  '''<enter>''' Using default value 30401
 
 
===Change sda5 to Swap===
 
The default type of partition is Ext3 (83), so we only need to change the type on partition 5, to Swap (82).
 
Command (m for help): '''t'''
 
Partition number (1-7): '''5'''
 
Hex code (type L to list codes): '''82'''
 
Changed system type of partition 5 to 82 (Linux swap)
 
 
 
===Print the partition map to see that it is what we want===
 
 
Command (m for help): '''p'''
 
 
Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
 
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
 
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
 
 
  Device Boot      Start        End      Blocks  Id System
 
/dev/sda1              1        123      987966  83 Linux
 
/dev/sda2            124        1340    9775552+ 83 Linux
 
/dev/sda4            1341      30401  233432482+  5 Extended
 
/dev/sda5            1341        1403      506016  82 Linux swap
 
/dev/sda6            1404      30401  223150851  83 Linux
 
 
===Write the partitions to the hard drive===
 
Command (m for help): '''w'''
 
The partition table has been altered!
 
 
Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table
 
$
 

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