How to list start and end sectors of a partition by parted in Linux?

How to list start and end of a partition by the sectors in parted on Linux? The default behavior seems be listing the start and end by bytes in parted. # parted /dev/sdc print Model: Innostor IS888 ext. HDD (scsi) Disk /dev/sdc: 2000GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B Partition Table: gpt Disk Flags: Number Start End […]

mkfs refuses to make filesystem with message “is apparently in use by the system; will not make a filesystem here!”

I have a disk from another server installed on a new server. However, when I try to make a filesystem on it, mkfs reports # mkfs -t ext4 /dev/sdd1 mke2fs 1.42.8 (20-Jun-2013) /dev/sdd1 is apparently in use by the system; will not make a filesystem here! This is a new disk to the new server. […]

How to move all the files under Users for a user to another drive on Windows?

Unfortunately, my C: drive is almost full. Most of the space are used by the user home under C:Users. How can I move the home directory to another drive while not affecting the user’s usage of Windows. On Linux/Unix, moving the directory to another drive/partition and then keeping a softlink is enough. But how to […]

How to adjust the system partition (C:) size of Windows?

The disk management tools of Windows can adjust it to some level. But there are more space available as far as I can tell. How to further adjust the system partition (C:) size of Windows? You may check these tools: EASEUS Partition Master (free) Includes Partition Manager, Disk & Partition Copy Wizard and Partition Recovery […]