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Re: Shrinking a partition



>>>>> "Dan" == Dan  <grinnz gmail com> writes:

    Dan> What you need to do is DELETE the partition, and then

Ouch!
I take it deleting it then recreating it in the same position (but for
a smaller length) is supposed NOT to lose the data if you get it
right?

    Dan> recreate it at the correct size. (If you're using ext3;
    Dan> parted can resize some other types of filesystems like ext2,
    Dan> vfat itself.) But if you do it too small, you could lose
    Dan> everything.

    Dan> backup everything on the partition first, if that's possible.

I wish it was.
-- 
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire


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