LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-01-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
ksgill
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: Ubuntu Jaunty (9.04)
Posts: 1,044

Rep: Reputation: 45
Partitioning hard drive in linux


is it possible for me to create a new (smaller) partition on my hard drive (with linux) without losing the data i have on the drive.. my disk is partitioned like this:
Code:
 [root@localhost root]$ df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2             37341064   4094524  31349668  12% /
/dev/hda1               101089      9206     86664  10% /boot
none                    256916         0    256916   0% /dev/shm
I need windows to run some program.. I have been windoze free for past 6 months
thanks in advance
 
Old 12-01-2003, 03:43 PM   #2
fancypiper
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Sparta, NC USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04
Posts: 5,141

Rep: Reputation: 58
I doubt it. Got an extra drive you can back up on?

# Partitioning
Linux Partition HOWTO
Rute - Partitions, File Systems, Formatting, Mounting
Proper Filesystem Layout
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DISCUSSION: A Short Guide to Partitioning a Hard Drive for a Linux System moses LinuxAnswers Discussion 33 07-06-2014 01:36 PM
partitioning my hard drive bluemandrin Linux - Newbie 2 12-09-2005 05:18 PM
Partitioning a new hard drive soujrnr Linux - Software 2 12-09-2005 05:08 PM
partitioning hard drive with linux booatable cd gaganjain Linux - Hardware 2 03-18-2005 11:25 AM
partitioning hard drive dilberim82 Linux - General 4 05-02-2001 02:56 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:02 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration