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Old 08-27-2007, 01:32 AM   #1
Guillaume777
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How to reduce LVM partition ^


Hello,

I recently made a dual-boot of FC5 and Windows XP.

However I only gave around 80GB to the Windows XP partition while I gave like 400 GB to the FC5 LVM partition.

I wish to reduce the FC5 LVM partition to 80GB and use the remaining space for a regular, vanilla ext3 partition usable by both XP and FC5.

How do I do it, without having to reinstall FC5 ?

Thanks and have a good day,

Guillaume
 
Old 08-27-2007, 05:01 AM   #2
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Errr.........you do realize Windows XP has no native support for reading/writing to ext3 partitions while Linux can read/write FAT32 partitions natively. Linux and by defaukt Fedora Core 5 does have fuse and ntfs-3g for reading / writing NTFS partitions also.
 
  


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