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Re: Will Debian Sarge resize OS X-volume during install?

On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 06:21:55PM +0200, Filippo Giunchedi wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 09:38:31AM +0200, Guus013 wrote:
> > 
> >>I'm planning on running Debian Sarge on a PowerPC that currently runs OS
> >>X 10.3.
> >>To create a dual-boot, will Debian be able to resize an OS X-created
> >>volume during install?
> > 
> > 
> > There is some support for that in libparted, which debian/sarge use.
> > 
> > Saddly, it cannot deal with journaled HFS+ yet, so you have to use some
> > mac-os-x tool and remove the journal, resize it, and readd the journal.
> I had successfully resized an HFS+ 10.3 partition some time ago with
> parted. Unfortunately I can't tell if it had the journal enabled or
> disabled.. anyhow there was a patch for libparted for resizing HFS+, I
> bet it is applied in debian's libparted

Yep, and even included into upstream these days, but this doesn't yet include
journaled HFS+.


Sven Luther

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