utilities partition. (fwd)
Michael E Brown
michael_e_brown at dell.com
Wed Oct 17 15:36:01 CDT 2001
The Dell Server Assistant (DSA) is the only method that I am aware of that
a customer can use to install a Utility Partition (UP). We find that most
people just delete the UP :-) But, if you really want to have a UP, you
may try to 'dd' one off of a running system, and partition the new system
the same way and 'dd' it back. It is just an ms-dos vfat filesystem with a
special partition type ('de', iirc).
On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Richard Nuttle wrote:
> Is there any current support for installing the utilities partition from
> within Linux? I have a scenario where a machine is booting linux off of
> the net, and running the dellmgr utility to configure the array. What
> other steps are available to me to install the utilities partition from
> within Linux?
Michael E. Brown, RHCE, MCSE+I, CNA
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