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Linux Partition HOWTO

Kristan Koehntopp,

v2.4, 3 November 1997

This Linux Mini-HOWTO teaches you how to plan and layout disk space for your Linux system. It talks about disk hardware, partitions, swap space sizing and positioning considerations. file systems, file system types and related topics. The intent is to teach some background knowledge, not procedures.

1. Introduction

2. What is a partition anyway?

3. What Partitions do I need?

4. An example

5. How I did it on my machine

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