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Old 12-04-2001, 11:07 PM   #1
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I am trying to upgrade from red hat 7.0 to 7.2 and it says that I need 287 MB of space on my /usr partition to continue. I have 500+ free on my / partition. I am wondering how to "move" some of the free space I have on / to the /usr partition without losing any data.

Old 12-05-2001, 12:06 AM   #2
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unless their right next to one another on your partition table, i don't think your going to get around this one... probably the easiest way around this is to just backup any data you don't want loss and then make a whole new install with a new partition scheme for your install.. unless someone knows some software that works like partition magic in windows, and won't screw with any of your other data partitions that is..
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They are right next to each other on the partition table.
Old 12-05-2001, 10:37 PM   #4
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I believe you want to use partman to resize them.
Old 12-07-2001, 04:21 AM   #5
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Why don't you try the Partition Magic?? Is for Linux too if I remember well, and it is very good to what it does.


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