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Re: partition management in linux - [solved]



On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 08:59 +0930, Tim wrote:
> oleksandr korneta:
> >> The goal is to delete the fat32 partition and extend the ext3 partition 
> >> to the whole drive without losing the data. There is no way for me to 
> >> backup this data - it is 200Gb drive. Neither gparted nor qtparted 
> >> cannot handle this task (I assume these are based on the same lib). 
> >> Presumably, parted will fail as well.
> >> 
> >> Is there any tool for linux (preferably opensource) that is capable of 
> >> accomplishing of this task?
> 
> Many years ago I had to resize a partition before I could put Linux onto
> a drive.  If I recall correctly, it was a Linux tool called "fips" that
> did it.
> 
> -- 
fips is a DOS utility but I am glad to hear it appears pn the Linux
installation CD 1.

-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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