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Re: Partitioning problem -- no writepermission to partitiontable

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 03:51:51PM +0100, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
> [Bero: please see my comments below about additional qtparted bugs]
> On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, [iso-8859-1] Søren Christensen wrote:
> > I'm not able to change the size of the one partition containing Win
> > XP.
> > 
> > Well, here is another clue: qtparted reports, that support for ntfs
> > filesystem is not implemented yet.
> This message is from libparted, not from qtparted. Qtparted is a frontend
> to several utilitites and libraries. Ntfs related things are done by utils
> from ntfsprogs via qtparted, not by libparted.
> > Trying to do a resize, it ends with the error-message: Filesystem check
> > failed! Totally 1 cluster accounting mismatches.
> This means that your NTFS was corrupted by the Windows driver. However
> qtparted doesn't show you the full ntfsresize diagnostic message which is:
>  "This software has detected that your NTFS is corrupted. Please run chkdsk /f
>   on Windows then reboot it TWICE! Important, don't forget the /f parameter!
>   Afterwards you can run ntfsresize. No modification was made to NTFS."

Thank you very much for the precise information, I'll try that.
>    When the [Partitioning disks] screen appears do the following steps:
>    1. Choose the "Manually edit partition table" option.
>    2. Choose the NTFS partition you want to resize.
>    3. Choose the "Size:" line.
>    4. Choose <Yes> if you are asked about "Write changes to disk and
>       resize the partition?".
>    5. Enter the new size.
>    6. Wait patiently until the resize process frees the needed space for 
>       installation. 

I'll try parted first.


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