Re: Parition mangling tools
Hugh Saunders wrote:
> standard storry... have xp installation taking up entire hard disk, want to add woody.
> Have tried the parition resize tool from zeleps.com but havent had any joy with
> that, any suggestions as to linux tools/alternative dos tools?
> [could just repartittion then reinstall XP and debian but have mucked about with
> the XP installation so dont really want to reinstall. Also i dont have the
> CD [the installation is legal as there is a XP-authenticity sticker on
> the underside [is laptop]]]
> [kinda irellevant:]
> I would just install debian but need windows for two purposes
> 1. to use the internal winmodem -occasional [usually use wifi but
> sometimes outta range]
> 2. to run a realtime audio analyser [for setting up graphic
Bootit NG is an excellent disk management shareware program that can
resize an NTFS partition non-destructively, among other things.
It's also a boot manager (and a very good one), but if you just want to
use it for partitioning, you can just download the zip file, make the
floppy install disk, boot from it, cancel Setup, and then go into the
Partition Work screen where the partitioning tools are available.