Repartitioning the HD
hugo.kuylman at flir.com
Wed Jun 14 16:35:32 PDT 2000
I'll give Parted a try. If I recall correctly, Partition Magic needs an 8 Mb
DOS partition on the hard drive to work correctly. This leads me to another
question. Can I boot with Tom's Root Boot disc and then load a floppy with
Parted on it, or do I make a bootable ext2 disk with Parted on it?
Aloha, Oregon, USA
There is a program called Parted (i believe on ftp.gnu.org/gnu/parted)
which can resize partitions without destroying the data on it but you
need to boot from a differnet partition. The partition you want to
resize can't be mounted (not even in read-only mode), so you'll have to
boot from a floppy disk or something like that.
There's always the MS Windows program Partition Magic which can resize
ext2 partitions as well but you'll have to buy that program (and MS
windows must be installed naturally on that system).
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