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Re: Resizing ext4 partitions



On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 5:49 PM, A. Mani <a mani cms gmail com> wrote:
> Is it really safe to resize ext4 partitions?

Messing with partitions is always dangerous. A small distraction can
always lead to data loss, so that's why most partition editors warn
the user.

To my experience it can be done, provided that you pay attention to what you do.

> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529285
>
> on rawhide F12 x86-64
>
> Actually resizing led to overlapping partitions: logical /swap (sda5)
> ended up as another primary due to resize of the primary ext4 /boot
> partition (sda2) and sda1. Physically sda5 was next to sda2.
> Before Resize:

I don't understand what you did, nor why. Can you please explain?

Cheers,
  Renato Caldas


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