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Old 01-29-2005, 01:57 AM   #1
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How to increase root partition size ?

I have FC3 I had assigned only 7gb space for my root (/ ) partition now i think I need more space .
I have 10 Gb raw space on my Hard disk .
How can I resize the root partition without loosing anything.
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parted is what you need. very simple to use

man parted will tell you all you need to know

hope this helps,
Old 01-29-2005, 05:47 AM   #3
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i have downloaded & installed gparted and installed now its easy to resize the disk but problem is how should i do resizing when the partition is mounted , & I couldn't unmount while running linux......
how should i do this now
shall i boot from rescue disk.


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