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Old 01-08-2005, 10:14 PM   #1
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2 part question

first I RAN OUT OF DISK SPACE on my root partion
this it is my partition
hda1 windows
hda2 linux /
hda3 linux /boot
hda5 swap sw
/hda6 ntfs drive

what can i do to increase my hard drive space on "linux /"
i am comfortable deleting my hda6
whats the prosses i need to take? what program?with out loosing any data on my root drive?

2nd part

how do i mount a windows share in my fstab auto matically?

i tried putting
//SCOTT/C /mnt/network/scottc smbfs guest 0 0
and it didn't work!

mount -t smbfs //SCOTT/C /mnt/network/scottc -o guest
does work!

Old 01-08-2005, 10:51 PM   #2
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you didn't post the filesystem you are trying to resize. There will be different tools and procedures based on the filesystem. I'm fairly sure reiser can be resized, but I don't know if your using it. Many will probably say to blow it all away and start over.
Old 01-09-2005, 09:03 PM   #3
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ext3 for the root


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