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RE: Question

From: Mugleston, Brad
Subject: RE: Question
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 15:34:47 -0600

Andrew and group,

Thanks for the reply - I realized while I was writing this you would
probably need that printout but my computer is at home and I am at work.

I was looking for some general help but if your willing to give specific
help I thank you and will get the printout to you when I get home.



Wow, I just checked the HOW-TO and your THE Andrew Clausen - thank you very

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Clausen [SMTP:address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 3:21 PM
> To:   Mugleston, Brad
> Cc:   address@hidden; home ecentral
> Subject:      Re: Question
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 02:06:36PM -0600, Mugleston, Brad wrote:
> > I just got PARTED for my Linux box (RH 6.0) and have read the HOW-TO.
> I'm
> > ready to go but would feel better if someone were there to help.
> > 
> > I have a 20G hard drive with Linux on a 2.5G partition and under Windows
> 95
> > a 2.5G partition for the Windows software and the balance in a Windows D
> > drive.  I want to take half of this D drive and use it to grow the 2.5G
> Ext2
> > drive.
> It's a bit difficult to follow what you just said... could you run
> Parted or fdisk, and copy the output of the "print" command?
> > Looking at the HOW-TO in section 2.5.2 Example 2 it looks like you
> shrink
> > the larger drive (my D drive) and copy the one you want to grow into the
> new
> > free space.
> Well, the start of ext2 partitions must remain fixed during a resize.
> So this all depends on the order of your partitions (so answer the
> previous question ;)
> > It looks like you end up not using the old space (the old Minor 7 in the
> > example).
> It depends...
> > I am also wondering about the format of the filesystem and how that all
> > fits.
> The FAT resize code can do more than the ext2 resize code.
> Andrew

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