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Re: I need a disk partitioner!!!

On Tue, 1 Jul 1997, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 01, 1997 at 11:00:22AM +0200, Stig Sandbeck Mathisen wrote:
> > >>>>> "BN" == Bob Nielsen <nielsen@primenet.com> writes:
> > 
> > BN> Two possibilities come to mind:
> > 
> > BN> FIPS (at ftp.debian.org in /debian/tools), [...]
> > 
> > BN> Partition Magic, a commercial program which [...]
> > 

> Does both of these also support moving a partition, not just resizing?
> Partition Magic 2 at least won't move or do anything to ext2fs.
> It also tends to be pretty cryptic if it thinks there's anything
> wrong with a partition table; just gives an error and won't touch
> the disk; no error message, just a code.
> I would think 3.0 would be better in this regard, but I haven't seen it.

Neither will do anything to an ext2fs partition.  3.0 does correctly
recognize it, however and I believe it will mark an unallocated partition
as type 82/83.


Bob Nielsen                 Internet: nielsen@primenet.com
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