How to use fdisk to create a new filesystem

Our disk is /dev/sda So… #fdisk -cu /dev/sda         è  -c     Switch off DOS-compatible mode. (Recommended) è  -u    When listing partition tables, give sizes in sectors instead of cylinders. fdisk -cu /dev/sda n When prompted to specify the Partition type, type p to create a primary partition or e to create an extended one. There may be up to four primary …

How to configure your local local repository from dvd

First make a local directory where you’ll put all your packages… [root@prometheus.olivermel.com ~]# mkdir /my-personal-repository Insert DVD should mount automatically…(it mounts to /media) check in /media (it should be there as whatever name)  e.g /media/dvdrom =i.e your dvd will be called dvdrom [root@prometheus.olivermel.com ~]# cd /media/dvdrom [root@prometheus.olivermel.com ~]# cd Packages   Now , copy the …