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Old 05-31-2002, 05:07 AM   #1
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Partition Problem

Hi All
I have a Linux machine with a 20 GB hard disk.Due to improper partioning only 1 GB has been usable space.I have given the partitions setup below.Can anyone plz tell me what to do and how to do so that i use the complete 20 GB space.Very important data's are store in the Linux partiotn hence tehy should not be deleted while formatting or merging the remaining partitions.Linux version Red Hat 6.2

Device blocks System
------- ------------ --------------

/dev/hdc1 2048256 HPFS/NTFS

/dev/hdc2 3068415 Extended

/dev/hdc3 3132675 Fat 16

/dev/hdc4 116872871 HPFS/NTFS

/dev/hdc5 2048256 HPFS/NTFS

/dev/hdc6 24066 Linux

/dev/hdc7 923706 Linux

/dev/hdc8 72261 Swap


Last edited by saravanan1979; 05-31-2002 at 07:31 AM.
Old 05-31-2002, 09:37 PM   #2
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I am not sure but with Linux CD if you boot you PC with this, you can go there before you istall linux and you can fix the partions.

But i do not know for sure. Listen I suggest you if you do not want o lose you data, write a cd or put another hard disk on you pc backup you data and try this.



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