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Old 05-16-2003, 03:54 PM   #1
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How to move space from one partition to another?

The default allocation puts 12Gb in /home and 33Gb in /usr. I'd like to reverse those numbers, putting 33Gb in /home and 12Gb in /usr. How can I do this?

ALSO: When I create a new directory in the root (which will be named '/home2') how can I indicate that it should be allocated in the same 33Gb partition as /home is?
Old 05-16-2003, 03:58 PM   #2
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You cant... The best way is to resize your partitions with fips or any other program for partitioning.... or comercial programs like Partition magic... etc...

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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.
Old 05-16-2003, 04:39 PM   #4
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Yes, the many forum thing is quite irritating. But mistakes are made.

To answer your question you should use GNU Parted. It's fairly easy to use (and does not require Linux...Boot Disks :-p). Just read the documentation!


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