Repartitioning the HD

andrew sprott andru at btinternet.com
Thu Jun 15 15:01:30 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?

> I don't see why that wouldn't work. As long as you don't mount the
> partition that you're going to resize it doens't matter much how you
> execute it. You can even put parted on a different partition if you have
> one and run it from there.

i've reserved 13gb for linux, which i've yet to install. i'll be bungin in
suse 6.4.
so what is the best way to partition so that i can remove the suse
installation
after lfs is up and runnin.

andrew sprott


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