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Bug#380226: NTFS (partition) not recreated correctly after resize:incorrect start sector



On Wednesday 28 February 2007 01:52, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> This patch might fix parted_server, but I don't know how to test it.

I've done some extensive testing repeatedly resizing (both down and up) an 
NTFS Vista partition, and the patch works well. Vista boots correctly 
after the resize operations.

It turns out that a minor additional patch in partman-partitioning is 
necessary (a short sleep to allow the system to settle before running the 
final 'ntfsresize -f' command).

I would still very much like to hear the rationale behind the patch and 
especially an analysis of how/why it will (not) affect resizing other 
filesystems. This will help to decide how much additional testing is 
needed.

I have not yet tested with other filesystems, but will try to do so 
tomorrow.

Cheers,
FJP

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