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Old 01-31-2002, 05:28 PM   #1
tha_newbfather
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Unhappy Problems with Diskdrake


When I installed Mandrake 8.1 on my rather small (1.3GB) hard-drive, it gave the root directory about 700MB (i.e. just enough for the normal install) and the /home directory much more space than I need for my single-user system. Diskdrake lets me decrease the amount allocated to /home ... but I can't figure out how to add space to the root directory.

Help, please!

Cheers,
tha_newbfather

PS -- fdisk scares me!
 
Old 01-31-2002, 06:19 PM   #2
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try using cfdisk to resize the partition
 
  


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