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Old 05-06-2005, 05:42 PM   #1
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Create new partition from existing free space


Hello!

I'm trying to create a new partition using my existing free HD space to install Damn Small Linux along side Fedora Core 2 and Windows XP.

What is the best method/tool for this?

Thanks,
Nathan
 
Old 05-06-2005, 06:15 PM   #2
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Use linux parted or QTParted, which is somewhat like PartitionMagic, to create the partition(s).
 
Old 05-06-2005, 08:26 PM   #3
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I'm having some trouble with parted. I installed it using apt, but then I get a

"bash: parted: command not found"

error when I try to invoke it.
 
Old 05-07-2005, 01:23 AM   #4
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Log in as the root user and call parted again. Invoking su doesn’t have the desired effect in FC for some reason.

Also, I thought parted was already installed in all FCs. I never had to install it.
 
Old 06-07-2005, 09:47 PM   #5
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Sorry for the long delay in replying to your post. "real life" has held me hostage for some time, but I know it's rude to just leave you hanging. I apologize.

Logging in as root had the desired effect.

Thanks for your helpful post!

Sincerely,
Nathan
 
  


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