naming convention

Q. I’ve installed a new 250GB SATA hard disk on our office CentOS Linux server. How do I format a hard disk under Linux operating system from a shell prompt?


Q. My system comes with pre installed Linux and XP. Now I would like to delete a partition. How do I delete a partition? A. Hard disks can be divided into one or more logical disks called partitions. This division is described in the partition table found in sector 0 of the disk. You need […]


Q. I am new to Linux and I not able to understand /dev/hdc (is it C: drive?) under Linux. This is quite confusing for a new Linux user like me. What device naming convention followed by Linux? Can you explain it in layman’s term?