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Old 11-19-2006, 11:45 PM   #1
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Resizing partions


How would I resize partions, so that I can make a /home partion, and how would I configure that partion to be the /home partion? I could do it during the slackware install, but I don't want to reinstall.
 
Old 11-20-2006, 12:11 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about Slackware install process but you can use GParted http://gparted.sourceforge.net/ to resize partitions. You can get a ISO CD image which is bootable from their download section.
 
Old 11-20-2006, 12:18 AM   #3
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i have always used acronis in windows but i will definitely give this gparted a try.
 
Old 11-20-2006, 08:51 PM   #4
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I downloaded gparted to a disk, and uploaded it to my laptop. I looked at the install .txt file, and it told me about compiling from sources, easy enough.

I run ./configure, all the text flies by.

I then run make, but it says something like:
Code:
make : specify file
not enitrlly accurate, but close.

I can't get make to work, so I can't compile it. ARGH!
 
Old 11-20-2006, 08:58 PM   #5
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You do not want to resize a mounted filesystem and so would use a liveCD as previously suggested.
 
Old 11-24-2006, 04:48 PM   #6
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qparted and qparted live CD are 2 different things in a way, qparted live CD is a live distro with qparted being its main application (from what i gathered, going to try it tomorrow).
 
  


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