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Re: Resizing partitions- need more space for linux

On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 11:57:08AM +0100, Grzesiek Sedek wrote:
> Hello you,
> What is the best way to resize hfs+ partiton to create more space for
> linux?

I'm assuming you don't want to lose what's on your Mac partition. The
easiest way is to use a commercial MacOS partitioning program which
supports partition resizing. Resize the partition under MacOS to where
you want it, and leave the rest as free space. Then with mac-fdisk
under linux, create a new partition from the free space. Initialize
it with a linux filesystem, and edit your fstab to mount it where you
want (probably /home after copying the files from your current /home to it).

Without using a partitioner with resizing capability, you need to 
wipe the partition completely (after copying what's on it somewhere
else), delete it and create a new smaller one for MacOS, then copy
the stuff back to it or else re-install the MacOS system from CD
and just copy your documents back.

Debian GNU/Linux Operating System
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