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distortedstar 05-06-2005 05:42 PM

Create new partition from existing free space

I'm trying to create a new partition using my existing free HD space to install Damn Small Linux along side Fedora Core 2 and Windows XP.

What is the best method/tool for this?


WhatsHisName 05-06-2005 06:15 PM

Use linux parted or QTParted, which is somewhat like PartitionMagic, to create the partition(s).

distortedstar 05-06-2005 08:26 PM

I'm having some trouble with parted. I installed it using apt, but then I get a

"bash: parted: command not found"

error when I try to invoke it.

WhatsHisName 05-07-2005 01:23 AM

Log in as the root user and call parted again. Invoking su doesn’t have the desired effect in FC for some reason.

Also, I thought parted was already installed in all FCs. I never had to install it.

distortedstar 06-07-2005 09:47 PM

Sorry for the long delay in replying to your post. "real life" has held me hostage for some time, but I know it's rude to just leave you hanging. I apologize.

Logging in as root had the desired effect.

Thanks for your helpful post!


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