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by Hazel Virdó
Is it possible to partition a LUN on a droplet.
I kind of found a solution to this issue.
I used a file to simulate a block device:
mkdir -p /lun/
dd if=/dev/zero of=/lun/sdb1.img bs=1M count=10240
losetup /dev/loop1 /lun/sdb1.img
This creates the illusion of a 10GB lun. Block Device
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[I appear to have mistakenly deleted my answer, so here it is again.]
I suspect that using losetup to create a loopback device is the best/only option.