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Re: Resizing ext4 partitions



On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 9:41 PM, A. Mani <a mani cms gmail com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 12:41 AM, Renato Caldas
> <seventhguardian gmail com> wrote:
>>
>> Couldn't that be Parted Magic's fault?
>
> The whole problem seems to be due to e2fsprogs's fault.
> Parted Magic/ gparted does do resizing in the correct way.

How is that, since you end up with overlapping partitions? AFAIK
e2fsprogs doesn't touch the partition table.

>>> I think the problem is due to the older version (1.41.5) of e2fsprogs.
>>>
>>> Anything below VERSION 1.41.9 is bound to be unsafe.
>>> http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/e2fsprogs-release.html#1.41.9
>>
>> Rawhide's version is e2fsprogs-1.41.9-3.fc12.x86_64, so I don't
>> understand how this is relevant.
>
> ok
>
> But bug #529285 was about the "press Control D to continue or
> supply root password for maintenance"  prompt. It was not usable in
> any way. If the system has a
> problem then it should exit gracefully.  Why has it been closed?

If your system is messed up, it may not work. That's expected, and I
can't see how this is a Fedora bug.

Cheers,
  Renato

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