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partitioning Arch Linux virtual disk
Arch Linux 5.8.12-arch1-1 (ttyS0)
archiso login: root
To install Arch Linux follow the installation guide:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide
For Wi-Fi, authenticate to the wireless network using the iwctl utility.
Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections using DHCP should work automatically.
After connecting to the internet, the installation guide can be accessed
via the convenience script Installation_guide.
Last login: Fri Oct 30 15:34:12 on tty1
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root@archiso ~ # fdisk /dev/vda
Welcome to fdisk (util-linux 2.36).
Changes will remain in memory only, until you decide to write them.
Be careful before using the write command.
Device does not contain a recognized partition table.
Created a new DOS disklabel with disk identifier 0x6343b449.
Command (m for help): n
Partition type
p primary (0 primary, 0 extended, 4 free)
e extended (container for logical partitions)
Select (default p): p
Partition number (1-4, default 1):
First sector (2048-8388607, default 2048):
Last sector, +/-sectors or +/-size{K,M,G,T,P} (2048-8388607, default 8388607):
Created a new partition 1 of type 'Linux' and of size 4 GiB.
Command (m for help): p
Disk /dev/vda: 4 GiB, 4294967296 bytes, 8388608 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 131072 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 131072 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x6343b449
Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type
/dev/vda1 2048 8388607 8386560 4G 83 Linux
Command (m for help): a
Selected partition 1
The bootable flag on partition 1 is enabled now.
Command (m for help): w
The partition table has been altered.
Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table.
Syncing disks.
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root@archiso ~ #
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