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Re: partition magic

On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 01:24:30PM -0500, Tony Godshall wrote:
> According to Osamu Aoki,
> > On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 07:00:45PM -0400, Lou Losee wrote:
> > > > 
> > > While I agree with your disdain for the PM license, the problem is that
> > > PM is one of the few tools that *will* move those files that you were
> > > not able to move causing you to nuke your partition.  Nuking is not
> > > always a viable option and until someone comes up with a methodology or
> > > program to handle these files PM will continue to sell even with the
> > > nasty license.
> > 
> > Why not get Mandrake ISO image first instead of partition magic.
> > 
> > They have fancy partitioning tool as a part of installer. (Thier web
> > site say NTFS resizing on their 9.1 version.)
..[removed since you realized...]
> A mandrake ISO is useless if you can't boot off CD.

FYI: I think you should be able to use Debian rescue floppy disk to boot
IDE mounted CD even if PC is not CD bootable.  (Never tried.)

Something like...
boot: rescue root=/dev/hdc

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