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Old 12-23-2003, 01:45 AM   #1
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how to resize my /root partition

I have gentoo linux installed and working now. But i am dual booting, and only set aside 3 gb for gentoo. *mistake* i have freed up another 6 gb on my windows partition (C and i wan't to move it from there, to my /root partition, but partition magix wont allow me to do this. does anyone know how i can go about making my /root partition bigger. i apperitate it. thanks
Old 12-23-2003, 10:11 AM   #2
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Gnu Parted Should have a graphical gui.
Old 12-23-2003, 10:21 AM   #3
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Can you live-resize filesystems with parted?
Old 12-23-2003, 08:58 PM   #4
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Yes, or you could download a live cd like Mepis, Knoppix, Morphix and boot it up and use gnuparted.
Old 12-23-2003, 10:22 PM   #5
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Partition Magic works too, if you wish to pay some cash


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