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Month: March 2018

Re: [trinity-users] my vanishing root partition

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:43:04 -0400
William Morder composed on 2018-03-19 21:18 (UTC-0700):

> Yes, running Debian Jessie 8.10 or whatever is the most recent update. I was 
> wondering about how to format root. I am used to ext2 for root partition from 
> older Ubuntu versions, but I see everybody using ext3 or ext4 now, so this 
> might be part of the problem. 

Formatting / is usually a default option in any Linux installer, but they tend
to format the same type, which in your case is not desirable. Just be sure to
specify / get formatted and /home not.

> It is 32-bit because I installed a new motherboard, and that is all that was 
> available for cheap. I've always run 64-bit before. 

> Any quick commands to find out CPU, chipset and gfxchip? And yes, some of it 
> is old (I did say it's a Frankenstein), but my motherboard is pretty new. 



	inxi -v4 -m

should do well enough.

	cat /proc/cpuinfo

can be misleading to the uninitiated, but does report whether limited to 32-bit
or not.
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