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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 1:55 pm    Post subject: resize partitions Reply with quote

Hi,
I have fedora installed and want to try put gentoo and thus wanted to resize my ext3 partition, to make space for gentoo. parted does not do it for me. What should I do ??
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dare to explain why parted does not work in your case 8O
it should handle ext3 just fine..
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

because the the root partition is always mounted and when I run parted off it, it cannot resize a mounted partition. So what I need is parted 1.6.21 on some bootable cd which can resize that partition for me. Which bootable cd would have it ? Please suggest
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2005 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sk8er wrote:
because the the root partition is always mounted and when I run parted off it, it cannot resize a mounted partition. So what I need is parted 1.6.21 on some bootable cd which can resize that partition for me. Which bootable cd would have it ? Please suggest

http://www.sysresccd.org/
and now this topic is a dupe.
next time, please use the search function, thx.
btw.. you will not find any tool resizing a mounted partition!

further help here:
https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-287257-highlight-sysrescuecd.html
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2005 3:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moving from Installing Gentoo. Please follow up with future questions to the link in the previous post.
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