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Re: Using Partition Magic with Debian

I have successfully used Partition Magic to alter the size of partitions
which already have assigned mount points (I installed from an MS-DOS
partition and then deleted the partition and made it part of root).  It
made the system scan the whole thing next time I booted up, but nothing
bad happened.  Try it on a partition which doesn't really matte first,
though, just to be safe.  :)

--adam b.

On Sat, 22 Jul 2000 tsuess@blackhole.fuhq.net wrote:

> Has anyone used Partition Magic in order to resize partitions under Debian?
> The software claims to support resizing Linux EXT2 filesystems, etc, but will I 
> trash my system if I do so?  I used Norton Ghost to image my system from a 2.1 
> gig drive to an 8.4 gig drive and it's working great so far, but I have all 
> this slack space I would like to assign to various partitions, /usr etc.
> So, has anyone done this sucessfully and/or have alternate methods that can
> be used to add slack space to existing partitions?
> Any suggestions would be appreiciated,
> Regards,
> Todd
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