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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2004 4:53 am    Post subject: Resize Linux? Reply with quote

I want to resize my princpilap Linux partition, Can I do thah? How?

Or I can play Unreal or UT without mol?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2004 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What filesystem are you using for your primary partition? Do you want to make it bigger (easy) or smaller (hard)? Check out 'parted' but back up onto separate media anything important before messing around with parted. Please, read the man page!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2004 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've never had much luck with parted, but resize2fs (for other fs types, use a different tool) and mac-fdisk can do the same thing.

It sounds like you want a smaller partition, so you'd use resize2sf (or whatever) to make your file system smaller, then delete the old partition, make a new one starting it at the same spot as the old position and ending at the new smaller size. Things crap up if the partion is smaller than the file system at any given time, so just make sure you do things in the right order.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2004 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks :)

Ext3 FileSystem i have. And yes, I did it smaller :P

Already have the appropiate size ;) Thanks 4 help
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