[TriLUG] Re: folding HD space...
jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu May 13 14:55:52 EDT 2004
On your new systems, you might want to look at using LVM for the linux
partitions. This would let you resize the partitions on-the-fly. Alas, I
don't think that Windows can handle LVM partitions yet.
Fedora should let you install using LVM parititons.
On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 14:40, Ken Mink wrote:
> I've used the PartitionMagic ($$) do just that before. Well sort of. I
> used it to drop the XP partition on my laptop and expand and add ext2
> partitions. PM understands ext2 and can resize/move them, as well as
> ntfs/fat partitions. I'd keep a knoppix disk ready as your partition
> numbers may change and invalidate your fstab entries. If you're using
> grub and your partition numbers changes, you'll have to update it's
> config as well.
> On May 13, 2004, at 2:07 PM, dsandif wrote:
> > I sure at some point that this question has been addressed but I'll ask
> > it anyway,
> > I have adual boot laptop with XP on one side and Fedora core 1 system
> > running on the other, about 20 each. On the Fedora side I would like to
> > reduce the size of root or "/" and add to home without having to
> > reinstall the whole linux OS again. Is there a way to move HD space
> > from
> > partition to another, can this be done with out loss of data AND is
> > there way to take HD space from the windows side and and give it to the
> > Fedora linux side, ( forgive me if I sound like such a nooob!...),
> > thxs.
> > D-
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