Wednesday, April 6, 2011

format HDD on Ubuntu 10.10

After add HDD on your ubuntu box
check your hdd either its already present or not by using

fdisk -l

on your screen you will see

Disk /dev/cciss/c0d1: 1499.8 GB, 1499832039424 bytes
Disk /dev/cciss/c0d1 doesn't contain a valid partition table

after you know your OS HDD first hdd must be c0d0 and the number will increse on d example c0d0,c0d1,c0d2 etc

run this command to format your hdd, for this tutorial i will format ext3 for my HDD

mkfs.ext3 /dev/cciss/c0d1

wait for few minutes
now you done!

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