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Re: Resizing PPC partitions

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 11:55:36PM +0200, Pander wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 06:16:55PM -0400, Bradley Alexander wrote:
> >
> >>I have a Powerbook G3 Pismo, which dual-boots Mac OS9 and Debian. I 
> >>inherited this laptop in this state, which is fine with me.
> >>
> >>I run Linux 99.9% of the time, but the drive is partitioned with 5GB for 
> >>Linux and almost 6GB for Mac OS. I would like to resize the drive and 
> >>give the additional 4GB to Linux. What have others done to resize their 
> >>drives?
> >
> >
> >There should be support for hfs+ resizing in parted or any libparted using
> >tool. The same tool should be able ro resize ext2 or something such, 
> >altough
> >you could simply add an additional partition if needed.
> >
> Talking about HFS+ partitions, I have one which rarely mounts as 
> read-write, usually is is read-only file-system because there is 
> apparently someting wrong with the partition. It suggests running fsck, 
> but that results in this:
> # fsck /dev/hda14
> fsck 1.35 (28-Feb-2004)
> fsck: fsck.hfsplus: not found
> fsck: Error 2 while executing fsck.hfsplus for /dev/hda14
> This there a way to do a fsck (perhaps in OSX)? for PPC partitions?

Look if the hfs support in libparted includes filesystem checking support.


Sven Luther

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