Programs: disk management

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Partition, and Volume-Manager notes.

disk health monitoring

smartctl check HDD's SMART info, assessment of disk health


dd manage/copy files (primarily used for disks/devices)


gpart partition disks with gpt
glabel set mountable labels on partitions
zfs very flexible volume-manager/partition-manager supporting snapshots, copy-on-write, etc.


fdisk create mbr/gpt partitions on linux
gdisk create gpt partitions on linux
cfdisk Ncurses partition management