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Old 05-04-2005, 07:00 AM   #1
Tanc
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Linux partitionning


Hi Chaps,

Supposing i have a XP pc with 1 hda ( NTFS ) and 3 partitions inside. ( C D and E )

Is there a possibility to resize E and give the rest of space to D without erase the datas with a linux live cd ?

I've tried QTparted and tools on ultimatebootcd but without success.

Any idea ?

Regards,

Pierre

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Old 05-04-2005, 09:47 AM   #2
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I don't know of anything that can resize NTFS partitions... Bad luck, buy Partition Magic and waste $50...
 
Old 05-04-2005, 11:22 AM   #3
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Unfortunately, licence cost $50 for end user ... but in my example, if you have 2500 computers in the domain, it cost around $50*number of use.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 01:18 PM   #4
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I would suggest simply backing up the data you want to keep, which is just plain smart anyway, and then delete the offending partition(s) and create new Linux partitions.

This is the fastest and easiest way to get where you want to go.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 02:34 PM   #5
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Most Linux partitioning tools can handle resizing ntfs partition. But to do what you want, without erasing any of the data ... I'm not positive Partition Magic can do that, either.

Masonm has the best idea. Back up the data, delete partitions, recreate as needed, and restore data.
 
  


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