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Old 10-03-2005, 09:12 AM   #1
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Resizing ext3 partitions!


I have Arch Linux installed on an Ext3 format partition and I want to resize it so that I can make a 5Gb NTFS or FAT32 partiiton, what is the easiest way to do this?
Old 10-03-2005, 09:51 AM   #2
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It needs to done while the disk is not in use ( not mounted ) . The easiest way to get that is boot up with a livecd.
Can you post the results of fdisk -l and show what you what you have in mind?
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You can use:
1) Mandriva's DiskDrake;
2) GParted.

The first link in my signature can also help you resize ext2/ext3/reiserfs within Shell.
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Mandriva's DiskDrake;
To do this either get the PCLInuxOS livecd or get the first installation CD of Mandriva


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