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Re: Resizing PT

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Resizing PT
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 09:45:46 -0200

Nick Bower wrote:
> Now I have a question about the resize command and how smart it is.
> Hopefully more than me ;)
> I was surprised to find the limits are given in 0.1 increments of a MB.

They're not.  It's just a matter of what can fit on the screen!

> So if i have in order:
> stuff...
> /home   (last logical on primary2)
> /       (primary3)
> and want to downsize /home to get:
> stuff...
> /home   (2nd-last logical on primary 2)
> /new    (last logical on primary 2)
> /       (primary3)
> does Parted check to make sure /new won't run over /?

Of course!

> I mean, specifying
> xxx.x MB isn't going to be exact enough right so how does it know?  I'm
> just a little paranoid about this process. :P

Parted has a constraint solver :-)  Partitions aren't allowed to

Andrew Clausen

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