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Old 12-01-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
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Partitioning hard drive in linux

is it possible for me to create a new (smaller) partition on my hard drive (with linux) without losing the data i have on the drive.. my disk is partitioned like this:
 [root@localhost root]$ df
Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2             37341064   4094524  31349668  12% /
/dev/hda1               101089      9206     86664  10% /boot
none                    256916         0    256916   0% /dev/shm
I need windows to run some program.. I have been windoze free for past 6 months
thanks in advance
Old 12-01-2003, 03:43 PM   #2
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I doubt it. Got an extra drive you can back up on?

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