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Re: Linux on the Mac Mini -- Updated

On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 01:10:29PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > >  1) debian-installer provided libparted based partman partitioner should be
> > >  able to resize HFS and HFS+ partititons, i have not personally played much
> > >  with it, but it should work. Feedback is welcome.
> > 
> > That's clever. I'll have to give it a go one day. Does it support journalled
> > HFS+?  The Mac Mini ships with a single journalled HFS+ partition spanning the
> > entire disk. I'm not sure how journalling was implemented in HFS+, presumably
> > it's backwards-compatible?
> Not sure, please give it a try, and submit a bug report if it fails, and we
> will see if K.G. will be able to fix it, he is the author of the libparted
> HFS-resize patch.

I've just installed sarge on macmini using debian-installer.

It doesn't support journalled HFS+, when you tries to resize it, it
gives a warning that it cannont be resized if journaling is active.

i've went back to OSX and disable it. then parted goes smooth :)

Victor Sanahuja (ViCToRy) - Registered Linux User #198934 - http://piscue.com

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