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Re: Parted 1.6.22 Boot Disk

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted 1.6.22 Boot Disk
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 08:28:27 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040907i

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 09:59:36AM -0500, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> Parted 1.6.22 won't be able to resize ext3 any better than 1.6.6 can.
> The ext2/3 support code is in *major* need of a complete overhaul.

Actually, resizing only needs relatively minor changes to support
everything.  Creating ext3 file systems is another matter.

> Also, I seem to remember hearing that newer versions of parted are too
> large to fit on a boot disk like 1.6.6 does.

It depends how big you want your kernel to be...


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