[blfs-dev] other filesystem utilities

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 21:26:51 PST 2012


Nathan Coulson wrote:

> for myself, I have always liked fdisk's style to parted, which is
> probably why I went to gptfdisk all those years ago.  If I recall,
> parted has less control over the partition types then fdisk/gptfdisk
> (ex:/ I couldn't make a boot partition).  that was a year or two ago
> though...

Yes, setting the partition type is a little tricky and I do prefer the 
fdisk syntax.  It is nice to be able to set the units in parted.

I haven't used gptfdisk so I can't really compare.

   -- Bruce



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