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Re: NTFS resizing (was Re: Kernel 2.6.xx)

Also, be aware that it may take a long time (hours) to resize your
NTFS partition if you have a lot of file frags that need to be moved,
at least in my experience.  I've used systemrescuecd.org successfully.

On 4/13/05, Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> wrote:
> (Also sent privately earlier because of reply-to header.)
> On Wednesday 13 April 2005 22:26, Atanas Atanasov wrote:
> > I have a 40gb hard with just 1 partition on it - NTFS. I want to make
> > it just 10gb (the data on it is about 5gb). I read that knoppix and
> > then qtparted should help. But unfortunately it cannot do my job.
> > Qtparted stucks when comes for resizing, the window just halts kind of
> > and nothing continues. But I still need to safe the WinXP on the
> > primary NTFS.
> You could try the Debian Installer [1]. This also has support for NTFS
> partition resizing. Make sure that the NTFS partition is "clean" before
> you boot the CD (i.e. run scandisk within Windows).
> I would suggest you use the RC3 netinst CD image.
> The manual that is linked from the same page has some info on the subject.
> [1] http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
> Cheers,

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