[svlug] question about Cutting partition

Tim tim at tetro.net
Wed Jul 31 14:59:02 PDT 2002


On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 12:55:46PM -0400, jeremy siu wrote:
> I have a 20 gigs ATA harddrive and it only has two partitions. One is
> / root and the other is swap. Only 4 gigs of the / root partition is
> being used. Is it possible to cut the / root partition to create a
> seperate 5 gigs partition without hurting anything? If yes, how can I
> do it?

GNU parted can resize ext[23], linux-swap, ReiserFS, and FAT{16,32}
partitions.  I downloaded one of the bootdisks a while ago and it worked
great.  http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/

  - Tim



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