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Re: Can you grow a primary partition into unused extended partition spac
Re: Can you grow a primary partition into unused extended partition space?
Tue, 2 Dec 2003 20:31:32 -0800 (PST)
Thanks for the clarification, I thought the resize
restriction on ext2/ext3 filesystems for having new
start = old start would have been applicable since
minor 2 (the extended partition) contains an ext3
filesystem. I'll try this out tomorrow!
--- Andrew Clausen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi John,
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 08:11:33PM -0800, John Dunn
> > OK, thanks for the information, I ignored it for a
> > couple of months until I now have family mutiny
> > because of the games factor. Can you lend me a
> > on how you would handle the following resize
> > I want to grow minor 1 from 1309.987 to
> > /dev/sda: 0.000-8683.252 megabytes
> > Disk label type: msdos
> > Minor Start End Type FS
> > 1 0.031 1309.987 primary fat32
> > 2 1309.988 8032.500 extended
> > 5 4314.362 4902.648 logical fat16
> > 6 4902.680 4981.091 logical ext3
> > 7 4981.122 8032.500 logical ext3
> > 3 8032.500 8291.359 primary
> > Should the plan here be to move minors 5,6, and 7
> > the beginning of the extended partition, then
> > (shrink) the extended partition, and then move it
> > the end of where it currently resides? Any gotchas
> > all of this?
> It looks much simpler than this.
> Any reason why this wouldn't work:
> (parted) resize 2 4314 8032
> (parted) resize 1 0 4313
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