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Linux Tutorial Glossary - partition

partition

A section of a hard disk, which can be the entire hard disk. The starting location and size of each partition is stored in a partition table.

active partition   boot   boot device   boot sector   bootstring   init   master boot record   master boot record   run-level  

References:

Introduction to Operating Systems -> Files and Directories -> Files and Directories
Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> The Boot Process
The Operating System -> Rebuilding Your Kernel -> Installing Your Kernel
The Operating System -> Devices and Device Nodes -> Major and Minor Numbers
The Operating System -> Files and File Systems -> Disk Layout
The Operating System -> Files and File Systems -> File System Tools
The Computer Itself -> The Central Processing Unit -> The Central Processing Unit
The Computer Itself -> Hard Disks -> Hard Disks
The Computer Itself -> The Right Hardware -> The Right Hardware
Networking -> NFS -> Automount
System Monitoring -> Finding Out About Your System -> Finding Out About Your System
System Monitoring -> Finding Out About Your System -> Hard Disks and File Systems
Solving Problems -> Solving Problems Yourself -> Crash Recovery
Solving Problems -> Getting Help -> Calling Support
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Preparing for the Installation
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Hardware Requirements
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Partitioning
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Installation Problems
Installing and Upgrading -> Adding Hardware -> Hard Disks
Installing and Upgrading -> Adding Hardware -> EIDE Drives
Installing and Upgrading -> A Treasure Chest of Choices -> Deutsche Linux Distribution DLD
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Computer Languages
The Operating System -> Hardware Basics -> Timers
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Memory Management Basics
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Device Driver Basics
  




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