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Old 05-05-2003, 04:03 PM   #1
bennyp
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bootable HDD partitioner on CD???


hello, everyone!

I've just descimated the windows partition on my computer and i need to repartition the drive here's a little mental picture of my setup ATM:

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Drive/Part Size     Used    Free      Mount
HDA: Maxtor 40 GB   98.5%   589.9 MB  /mnt/C
HDB: WDC    30 GB   ------------------------
HDB1:       24 GB   76%     5.7 GB    /mnt/D
HDB2:     98.7 MB   19.1%   80 MB     /boot
HDB3:      4.4 GB   73%     1.2 GB    /
what i want to do is kill HDB1 and resize HDB3 with enough space left over for a 5GB windows partition. will disk druid (on the redhat install cd) let me do this??
 
Old 05-05-2003, 04:24 PM   #2
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Re: bootable HDD partitioner on CD???

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Originally posted by bennyp
will disk druid (on the redhat install cd) let me do this??
No you'll need to use parted. You can use linux rescue mode to get a bash prompt with no HDD filesystems mounted.

Just reboot with CD1 on the drive and type:
linux rescue

at the boot prompt.
 
  


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