[CentOS] how to reformat a partition to ntfs?

Tue Aug 3 17:19:41 UTC 2010
Rajagopal Swaminathan <raju.rajsand at gmail.com>


On 8/3/10, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/3/2010 11:05 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Niki Kovacs wrote:
>>> hadi motamedi a écrit :
>>>> Dear All
>>>> I want to install win xp on my centos machine . Can you please let me
>>>> know how can I reformat a partition to ntfs?
>>> 1) Insert CentOS install CD until you come to the first screen.
>>> 2) Open virtual console : Alt+F2
>>> 3) # shred -vzn 65536 /dev/hda
>>> 4) Watch messages scroll by. Wait until it's finished (important), then
>>> post here to tell us the results.
>> Mean!
> And particularly useful to all the other people who follow instructions
> to use google search to find procedures.

Ondeed, considering the OP's past questions. y'know Middle Easterners
come with such questions all too frequently. Been there for about 6
years and I guess Les was more than charitable with his kind donation
of such a wonderfully useful command ;)