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Re: Partitioning

> If I go and start copying files to any of the partitions, the data can't be
> read.
> Because I have to format or initialize the partition before writing to it .
> Right ?
> So how come the system can write/read the MBR and partition table ???

Ahem, use 'mke2fs' to create an ext2 filesystem on it. The reason the sys
can read read/write the MBR and partition table are because they are
handled differently, writing to them doesn't depend on something such as a
filesystem existing in the phirst place....

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