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Bug#320384: #320384 debian-installer-manual: treat parted-livecd?



Hi,

> > As it is now, it seems to be a bit misleading: it makes the reader
> > think that the only way to losslessly repartition a hard disk with
> > VFAT filesystems is the good old fips...

> Well, the section is about tools that can be run *in a DOS/Windows 
> environment*.
> Does that apply to parted and ntfsresize? AFAIK it does not...

When repartitioning with fips, the system has to be rebooted from
the fips floppy disk, so there is no need to have a DOS/WINDOWS
environment installed or running.

IMHO it would make sense to mention for example the gparted
live-cd from http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php as a
comfortable alternative to fips.


Holger

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