Linux How-to Getting-Started with Formatting Partitions by Command Line on Linux Easy & Pragmatic GuideDecember 7th, 2012 by Regaz
The Guide Shows You How-to Format the Partitions on Disk by Linux Command Line Tools.
All Steps are Clearly Delineated Reducing at Minimum the Eventuals Choices and Customizations to Make Clearer & Easier the Process.
So if You Have Some Doubt or Need Some More Insight you Should Consult the Official Online Documentation…
Just Relax & Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Summer Breeze :)
For the Sake of Clarity I Take Into Account Only the General Case of Formatting Two Partitions on Disk:
- One Swap Partition
- One Root Partition
Here is the Detailed Guide for Partitioning with fdisk:fdisk Partitioning Getting-Started
- To Enable/Format the Swap Partition:
We Suppose that’s the First One.
- Formatting the Root Partition:
We Suppose that’s the Second One.
Here I Choosen the ext3 Formatting but we Dispose of Many Other Choices See: