I was in an environment in which I was on a virtual machine and had to find available partitions to provide make a physical volume. The question is: how would you find out all the available partitions on the system that have not been occupied if the file system is really messy -- raids, lvms, many virtual devices and stuff? Is there anything better than lvmdiskscan command?
You have to use all the tools:
fdisk -l (to see the physical drives)
IMHO, it is best to use multiple tools to be sure, than to rely on one that might
I am a long time windows user and for me it is normal to have spaces in directory and file names. Changing to Linux I found myself frustrated when I moved my windows data over to my new Linux computer.
The problem occurs when at the command line.…
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