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I want more linux space.

Post by Doogee » Thu Apr 29, 2004 7:20 am

Ok currently this is my partition table:

Disk /dev/hda: 60.0 GB, 60022480896 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7297 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 5864 47102548+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2 5865 7235 11012557+ 83 Linux
/dev/hda3 7236 7297 498015 82 Linux swap




1. So basically i want less space on that NTFS partition and more on the linux partition (hda2). How would i go about this with the minimum off fuss?

2. Anything odd about my partition table? I've had problems before (not on the hd) with boundary overlappings and stuff, so just quickly is there anything wrong with my table?


Thanks you all in advance.

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Post by Master of Reality » Tue May 04, 2004 12:48 pm

how much space is being used on the NTFS drive?

I dont know if there is a resize program for NTFS filesystems.... ???

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Post by Void Main » Tue May 04, 2004 1:23 pm

This works very good for NTFS, ext*, etc:
http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/bootitng.html

Download it and install it on a boot floppy (you can download it for free). Boot the floppy, do *not* install it when it prompts you. You will come up to a graphical desktop where you can resize and move partitions such as NTFS. I have used this several times and have used it as recently as yesterday on a few machines. Works very well. I just can't seem to ever get qtparted to resize an NTFS partition for some reason, even after heavy duty defragging.

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Post by Doogee » Wed May 05, 2004 2:09 am

Very cool v0d mi4n, i will try this out.

If it works, thanyou.
If not, I will be back soon to get help :D

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Post by Doogee » Wed May 05, 2004 7:46 am

Worked a charm, Void.

I now have a favourite bootdisk too :D

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