LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-09-2005, 11:25 AM   #1
mahamkali
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 67

Rep: Reputation: 15
carry partitioning...


Hi,
I use debain linux and when I installed it I did not make seperate partitions for /home, /var/, /boot etc. instead I installed all on one partiotion. My question is that is there a way that I can now create seperate partiotins and rearrange different folders onto tem without losing my data?

thanks in advance,
s
 
Old 02-09-2005, 11:29 AM   #2
Matir
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: San Jose, CA
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 8,507

Rep: Reputation: 125Reputation: 125
You could use tools like qtparted and ext2resize/resizereiserfs/etc. But it's not an easy job, especially if you are low on free space.
 
Old 02-09-2005, 01:09 PM   #3
mahamkali
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 67

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Hi Matir,
I have 55Gb of hard disk space out of which 20 GB is free now. I a m wondering if this is ok to create a new parition space with 10GB of space. Can you please confirm me? and which tool do you think is the good one to use?

thanks in advance,
S
 
Old 02-10-2005, 11:06 AM   #4
lingeek
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Distribution: Debain
Posts: 29

Rep: Reputation: 15
Can anyone please answer to my question?

thanks
S
 
  


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 On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
partitioning zmieff Linux - Software 9 06-21-2004 11:00 AM
Do I switch to Linux forever??(Or carry on dual booting) sergeantroach Linux - Software 42 09-05-2003 05:47 AM
partitioning and beyond humanveal Linux - General 1 05-30-2002 03:29 AM
partitioning and beyond humanveal Linux - Newbie 2 05-30-2002 01:02 AM
Partitioning Sigmund Gudvang Linux - Distributions 1 05-11-2002 12:09 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:08 AM.

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