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How To Create a Partition Using "parted" Command (Doc ID 1590891.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Goal

There are different options to create or manage partitions under Oracle Linux - Parted is one of them. This note describes its usage and the use case when creating a new partition table.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Select the hard disk to be partitioned
 2. Check for Existing Partitions
 3. Creating Primary or Logical Partition in Selected Disk Using mkpart
 4. Creating a Boot Partition
 5. Creating a Swap Partition
 6. Creating LVM Partition
 7. Remove a Partition Using rm Command


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