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Old 01-30-2002, 01:00 AM   #1
rsnambiar
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Can I able to use Disk Durid partitioning tool after installation also


Hello ,


I installed Redhat 7.2 in my PC, now I want to change the size of some partitions. Can I able to use the same utility (ie Disk Durid) after installation also. If not possible then is there any 3 party utilities (Freeware) availabe?

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Old 01-30-2002, 06:27 PM   #2
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You can use the GNU parted utility:
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/parted

You will have to resize your filesystems before you use parted. For ext or reiserfs you can use resizee2fs or resize_reiserfs respectively.

Resize the filesystem to the desired size then run parted and shrink the partition size to the same or a bit greater than the filesystem size.

Use with caution!

Good luck
 
Old 01-30-2002, 08:12 PM   #3
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Hi

Does Parted supports ext3 file systems. Because while upgrading Linux 7.1 to 7.2 I upgraded file systems from ext2 to ext3....
 
  


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