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Having trouble setting up RAID 1 on Fedora

I have been working for a while to setup RAID 1 on my fedora server. I have one installed with Fedora, 1 blank but partitioned. The one with fedora is /dev/sda and the blank one is /dev/sdb. I tried ...
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How to increase lvm size in Fedora 20 ( partitions already messed up )

hi all i have two partitions one is used for f20 , and another is ntfs. i didn't know that gparted should not be used any more, and system-config-lvm has retired and not in repo anymore, so i boot up ...
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How to make user-friendly “time machine” with my LVM thin-provisioned partitions?

I have setup all of my partitions on LVM thin-provisioned device. In some article I've read that this allows me to make incremental snapshots in a simple manner - move back and forward between them. ...
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How do I partition a single hard drive in Linux Fedora so I can dual boot?

I've set up a Linux server that I spent a lot of time on. Now that said Linux server will be used less frequently, I'd like to partition the hard drive, so that I may install Windows Server on it, for ...
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Where did my hard drive space go?

After installing a 120GB SSD on my computer, I ran df -h and got this result: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/fedora-root 50G 3.8G 43G 9% / devtmpfs ...
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how to install gparted on live fedora usb?

i have recently removed ubuntu and installed debian on my entire hdd. currently /dev/sda1, the partition debian is on, takes up almost all of /dev/sda, minus 3gb which is a swap partion. i would ...
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Install two linux distribution Dual boot

I have planned to install two linux(Fedora) distributions. For First Fedora installation, I have partition in this manner: LVM volume group VolGroup lv_root / ext4 lv_swap ...
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Switching from Windows to Fedora [closed]

I'm planning to switch from Windows to Fedora when my new disk arrives later today, and I have a question about disk partitioning. What's the smartest way to partition a disk? Does the partition ...
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“An error occured while resizing the device resize failed: 1.”

Trying to install Fedora. Go thru the wizard. During the installation, I click on create user, do the thing, go back. It crashes out on me. Power off computer. Retry. Go through process once more. A ...
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Not enough space on disk when installing second Linux

I have the following problem: I installed a CentOS version 6.4 on my new computer that has 1 TB of HDD and I decided to use all the available space in this disk. Right now, I want to install a ...
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lvm and df inconsistent on amount of free space due to swap partition in middle?

I recently did a fresh install of Fedora19 over Fedora17 on a system that is dual booted with Win7. Everything is working properly but what really confuses me is that lvm and df are inconsistent with ...
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Move /home to a new HDD encrypt it with luks

as I'm getting more into linux, I'd like to make a few changes to my setup which seem pretty advanced to me. But first of all let me explain my setup so you know with what you are dealing with. This ...
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fedora 18 installer cannot detect my existing windows 7 partition

I have 500 gb harddisk. and the space are allocated to drive ,as follow: C Drive 100 gb and windows 7 is installed on it, D Drive 150 gb, E Drive 150 gb, F Drive 100 gb. i would like to install fedora ...
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How to partition disk for 3 operating systems?

Well, I decided to remove everything and start from scratch. I need Windows 8, Fedora and FreeBSD on the same disk, I prefer to have GRUB as main bootloader. I'm having problems with partitioning ...
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Ran out of primary partitions, want to install another system

I have a Fedora 18 system installed on my hard disk, but upon installation I created 4 partitions for boot, swap, root and home, and now I want to install Windows on some unallocated space (I need it, ...
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Having installed fedora, I have lost capacity to boot into any OSs via BIOS or UEFI

(Running on Asus TaiChi) When I try to boot without USB, I get sent straight to setup screen. If I press esc prior to setup screen, I enter the Please select boot device boot dialog. However, my only ...
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Fedora 18 add new hard disk with LVM Partition

I recently built my 1st computer and realized today that despite having multiple hard disks, I'm out of space because I did not set up the partitions correctly. I am trying to add two of my hard ...
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Can't choose between Fedora 18 or Windows 7 at startup

I've installed Windows 7 on my system, and made three partitions: one of 180 GB, one of 210 GB and one of 75 GB. I've made a bootable DVD with Fedora 18 from an ISO file and installed Fedora on the ...
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How to properly change directory structure/mount points for directory?

After several attempts to formalize my problem, I think, I finally managed to do it. What I have: mount -l ... /dev/md123 on / type ext3 ...
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Fedora 18 installer does not recognize existing partitions

The fedora 18 installer shows no partitions at all, and it shows all of my hard disk space as free. I opened a terminal from the live USB drive i'm using to install it, and issue the fdisk -l ...
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Using windows 7 and fedora

I need to partition my hard disk for windows and fedora (root, swap, users). I thought of creating 3 (primary drives). 2 small ones (~5GB) each for win7 and fedora and a large (~700GB) for common ...
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How to add new partition to RAID-1 array on Redhat FC10?

I have a RH FC10 system with RAID 1 partitions, here is mdadm.conf: # mdadm.conf written out by anaconda DEVICE partitions MAILADDR root ARRAY /dev/md1 level=raid1 num-devices=2 metadata=0.90 ...
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Fedora 17 installation error: “ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3”

I am installing Fedora 17, and after creating the hard disk partitions, the installation wizard is throwing an error: ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3 Again and again, this same error ...
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Installing/dual-booting Fedora 17 on existing Windows 7 HDD

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 install as the only partition on a 1 TB HDD, with about 350 GB free. I would like to install Fedora 17 as a dual-boot option on this system and give it about 100 GB to play ...
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unable to install fedora16 KDE

I have already installed Win7 on my machine. There are 3 partitions that have been done. Now i want to install another OS which is fedora 16 on my laptop but not on the virtual machine. i.e I want to ...
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Shared Data Partition

I have researched this as best I can but do not know much about drive partitioning so I can't find answers to my questions. I want to multi-boot Ubuntu, Fedora, and Windows 7. Also, I want to store ...
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How do you add more space to a Fedora (LVM) partition?

In a nutshell, i have a VM that ran out of space. I increased the size of the VM's harddrive to be 4 times bigger but the OS partition is still only using 1x the space. I need to change the LVM ...
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694 views

Confusing Fedora partitions on fresh install

Apparently, Fedora implements the most complex partition scheme imaginable... /proc on /proc type proc (rw,relatime) /sys on /sys type sysfs (rw,relatime,seclabel) udev on /dev type devtmpfs ...
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How to create Swap in Fedora?

I am new about swap and filesystem. Now I encounter a problem: 2G ext4 disk /dev/sda7 # Want to be used as swap in fedora 24G ext4 disk /dev/sda8 # My fedora is built on it without Swap As ...
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181 views

How to cancel the Linux LVM configuration?

I have installed Fedora 12. By default it is installed with logical volume configuration. Now I need to cancel the LVM and use simple flat partitions. My main concern now is not to lose my data. Any ...
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Permissions issue on Fedora with separate home partition

I am running Fedora 12 and I've setup a partition separate from my root partition to keep shared files and home directories. Now, I've been having permission issues where it says the user cannot ...
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How to correctly setup home directories and permissions on a mounted partition

I'm setting up a Fedora 12 server. I have a root (/) partition where the boot (/boot) partition is mounted and then a separate partition (/files) for separating home directories and shares away from ...
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Linux: Combine two partitions?

This workstation is running Fedora 11. It has 4 HDDs raided into 4 partitions: / (31 gig) /boot (134 meg) /data (140 gig) /FC12 (31 gig) The previous employee that used my current workstation set ...
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How can I access files from an Ext4 partition from a Windows Vista partition on dual-boot setup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does a ext4 reader for Windows exist? I have a dual-boot setup: Windows Vista + Fedora Linux. Most of my stuff are in the Fedora Linux installation. I want to be able to ...
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Issue after resizing partition for Fedora under VMware Fusion

I am running FC9 under VMware Fusion 3.0. I wanted to resize my /dev/sda2 partition. In order to do that I did the following: Changed the size of the vmware file (under VMware settings) Rebooted ...
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Partitioning for Windows 7 and Fedora 11 dual boot

I am new to Linux and would like to install Fedora 11 on a notebook with Windows 7 already installed. Currently the HDD has 2 primary partitions (System Reserved and C:), some free space and an ...