[cs615asa] Fwd: (no subject)

Jan Schaumann jschauma at stevens.edu
Fri Feb 10 16:06:55 EST 2017

Divy Tolia <dtolia at stevens.edu> wrote:
> I am creating the instances and i see that we have to create a 1gb
> volume and attach it to one of the instances. Now when configuring the
> ubuntu instance online i reached the add volume section and see that a
> root volume already exists and you can change its size from 8 to 1.

As with all assignments, you are to perform all tasks using the
command-line utilities, not via the browser.

> Now my question is that do i still need to create another volume of
> 1gb like it did down below or the root volume is okay?

You need to create (again: using the command-line utilities) a separate

> Also how do create a new filesystem on the volume and mount it, create
> a file on the new filesystem?

Finding out the right way to do this is the objective of the homework
assignment.  The manual pages referenced in the homework assignment
should be a good starting point.


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