M01: Introduction to Operating Systems TU1: Installing, configuring and exploiting a computer system
ASIX1
Prąctical Exercise 5a: BIOS Legacy. MBR partition table. Primary, extended and logical partitions
5-11-2019

PRACTICAL EXERCISE 5a: BIOS Legacy. MBR partition table. Primary, extended and logical partitions

GENERAL CONDITIONS

1- Deadline: 17-11-2019.
2- Send your report as a PDF file attached to an e-mail with the following specifications:
     a) E-mail address:
cf(at)collados.org or jordi.binefa(at)fje.edu depending who is your teacher
    
b) File Name:
         b.1)
ASIX1: asix1_surname_name_m01tu01pr5a.pdf
         b.2)
DAW1: daw1_surname_name_m01tu01pr5a.pdf
    
c) Subject:
         c.1)
ASIX1: asix1_surname_name_m01tu01pr5a
         c.2) DAW1: daw1_surname_name_m01tu01pr5a

3- Make this report individually.
4- Left, right, top and bottom margins: 2cm.
5- Character format: a) Font: Arial, b) Size: 10, c) Questions typeface: Bold, d) Answers typeface: Regular

LINKS
1.- Binary prefixes
    a) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orders_of_magnitude_%28data%29
    b) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_prefix
    c) http://www.unitjuggler.com/convert-memory-from-ZB-to-ZiB.html

2
.- Partition: Definitions. Advantages   

3
.-
BIOS and MBR
     a) Basic ideas
     b) Limitations
    
c) MBR Partition Table

4.- GParted

PRACTICAL EXERCISE

1.- Do not take screenshots. Shutdown your virtual machine. Add a new SATA hard disk to your virtual machine with the following characteristics:
     a)
Hard drive file type: VDI
     b) Dinamically allocated
     c)
Name: sata02
     d)
Size: 18GB
(Remember!!!! --> for Virtualbox 1GB is equal to a 1GiB)
     e) 
Attached to:  SATA 2

2.-
Do not take screenshots. Boot your virtual machine and:
     a) Update t
he lists of available packages. As a root user run the command: aptitude update
     b) Install GParted
on your system. As a root user run the command: aptitude install gparted


3.-
Do the following practical exercises. Take a screenshot every time you finish an exercise.


4.-
Save and send your document according to information provided at the GENERAL CONDITIONS section.