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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

partnew

Synopsis

                     partnew 
                     part type from to
                  

Make a new primary partition, part, specified in GRUB syntax. type is the partition type, specified as a number in the range 0-0xff. from and to are the starting and ending sectors, specified as absolute numbers. Some of the common partition types are:

None

0

FAT 16, lt 32M

4

FAT 16, gt 32M

6

FAT 32

0xb

FAT 32, with LBA

0xc

WIN 95, extended

0xf

EXT2FS

0x83

Linux extended

0x85

Linux RAID

0xfd

FreeBSD

0xa5

OpenBSD

0xa6

NetBSD

0xfd

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