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Information

GPT, EFI, No LVM, No Encryption

  • 512.0 MiB ef00 EFI System
  • [remaining] 8300 Linux filesystem

gdisk

  • n (create new partition)
  • 1 (partition number)
  • Enter (use default first sector)
  • +512MiB (last sector)
  • ef00 (EFI System partition type)
  • n (create new partition)
  • 2 (partition number)
  • Enter (use default first sector)
  • Enter (use default last sector)
  • 8300 (Linux filesystem partition type)
  • p (verify two partitions):
    • 1 512.0 MiB EF00 EFI System
    • 2 (remaining space) 8300 Linux filesystem
  • w (write changes to disk; confirm with y)
gdisk '/dev/sda'

Format

mkfs.fat -F32 '/dev/sda1'

XFS

mkfs.xfs '/dev/sda2'

F2FS

mkfs.f2fs '/dev/sda2'

Mount

mount '/dev/sda2' '/mnt'
mkdir -p '/mnt/boot'
mount '/dev/sda1' '/mnt/boot'

GPT, EFI, LVM

  • 512.0 MiB ef00 EFI System
  • [remaining] 8e00 Linux LVM

gdisk

  • n (create new partition)
  • 1 (partition number)
  • Enter (use default first sector)
  • +512MiB (last sector)
  • ef00 (EFI System partition type)
  • n (create new partition)
  • 2 (partition number)
  • Enter (use default first sector)
  • Enter (use default last sector)
  • 8e00 (Linux LVM partition type)
  • p (verify two partitions):
    • 1 512.0 MiB EF00 EFI System
    • 2 (remaining space) 8E00 Linux LVM
  • w (write changes to disk; confirm with y)
gdisk '/dev/sda'

LVM

Encrypted

cryptsetup -v -c 'aes-xts-plain64' -s '512' -h 'sha512' -i '5000' --use-random luksFormat '/dev/sda2'
cryptsetup luksOpen '/dev/sda2' 'lvm'
pvcreate '/dev/mapper/lvm'
vgcreate 'arch' '/dev/mapper/lvm'
lvcreate -l 100%FREE 'arch' -n 'root'

Unencrypted

  • TODO: Verify why this is sda2 instead of lvm 1)
pvcreate '/dev/mapper/sda2'
vgcreate 'arch' '/dev/mapper/sda2'
lvcreate -l 100%FREE 'arch' -n 'root'

Format

mkfs.fat -F32 '/dev/sda1'

XFS

mkfs.xfs '/dev/mapper/arch-root'

F2FS

mkfs.f2fs '/dev/mapper/arch-root'

Mount

mount '/dev/mapper/arch-root' '/mnt'
mkdir -p '/mnt/boot'
mount '/dev/sda1' '/mnt/boot'

MBR, BIOS, No LVM, No Encryption

fdisk

  • n (create new partition)
  • p (primary partition type)
  • 1 (partition number)
  • Enter (use default first sector)
  • Enter (use default last sector)
  • p (verify one partition):
    • /dev/sda1 (rest) 83 Linux
  • w (write changes to disk)
fdisk '/dev/sda'

Format

mkfs.xfs '/dev/sda1'

Mount

mount '/dev/sda1' '/mnt'
1)
sda2 does work though
information/partitioning.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/05 14:46 by Sean Rhone