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Disk /dev/sdb: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 8841 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 1 1316 10570738+ 83 Linux
/dev/sdb2 1317 8710 59392305 83 Linux
/dev/sdb3 8711 8841 1052257+ 82 Linux swap
I created a directory called /home/groups for people to share files and quickly realised that with user quotas on /home this wasnt going to work well.
What I want to do is shrink the /home (/dev/sdb2) partition by 16GB and created a new ext3 partition and mount it as /groups this way I can implement separate user and groups quotas on different partitions.
I've never done this in Linux before. The only partitioning I've done is with disk druid at install time. How would I do this? Are there any issues with repartitioning with either ext3 or RAID5. I would guess that as Linux has no idea its running on hardware raid that it wouldnt matter, but if anyone has any experiance with this sort of thing I'd love to hear about it.
gnuparted is what ya want for resizing ext2 partitons, i know it is ext3 but that is the same filesystem type as far as the partition table is concerned, of course i would always back up my stuff before attempting this.