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Re: parted boot CD



This one time, at band camp, Alex Malinovich said:
> I'm in a bit of a bind. I need to resize the root partition on one of
> my systems that doesn't have a floppy drive. The only thing that I
> have that I can boot from is a CD-ROM drive. I found a rescue floppy
> that had parted installed and tried using mkisofs to convert it to a
> CD image, but it doesn't boot. I get an error about running out of
> data while loading the kernel. I've tried copying over parted to a cd,
> booting from my Woody CD, and then mounting the CD with parted on it.
> But I get lots of missing libraries. I've looked all over the net for
> a bootable CD image with parted on it, and short of downloading a ~500
> MB RedHat rescue CD, I haven't found anything. Any suggestions on how
> to best go about this? I'd like to use the floppy images from the
> official parted site (www.gnu.org/software/parted) but as there's two
> of them I'm not quite sure how I'd go about making them into a
> bootable CD. Any suggestions? TIA.
> 
> -Alex

apt-get install parted?

Why can't you just run it in single user mode?

Taken from http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/ :
Currently, Parted only runs under GNU/Linux. If you don't have
GNU/Linux, then a boot disk image is available on all mirrors in the
/gnu/parted/bootdisk directory. 

You are running linux on this box, right? 

Steve
-- 
BOFH excuse #305:

IRQ-problems with the Un-Interruptible-Power-Supply

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