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Re: shrinking NTFS partitions on Windows laptop

On Thursday 15 January 2009 18:08:55 Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:55:05AM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > Netbook has arrived (yeah!)
> >
> > If I boot F10 Live CD, does it have necessary parted/gparted to shrink
> > the NTFS partition to make room for F10 or do I have to use like a
> > gparted-live CD for that?
> No need for a separate parted/gparted with Fedora.  The installer has
> a built-in resizing spinner for NTFS file systems, built on the same
> modern NTFS utilities, so you can just resize it down and continue
> partitioning.  The resizing and partition writing gets done after
> you've set things up the way you like.

I'm not saying anything against gparted or any other such tool, but my natural 
caution says use a windows tool to do the windows bit and a linux tool to do 
the linux stuff.  That method has never let me down :-)


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