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Re: bug in parted?

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: bug in parted?
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2003 08:28:09 +1100
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On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 08:40:51PM +0100, Rasmus Sten wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Feb 2003, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> > > Block 1606833 has no reference?  Weird
> >
> > I don't know what is causing this bug... it's been reported many times,
> > and I haven't been able to reproduce it.
> >
> > How much data is on the file system?  (use df?)
> It might have been that there wasn't enough room. I'm not very good at
> these things, so I chanced a bit, and now the partition is gone. :-P

Parted will tell you if it can't do something.

> I
> re-mounted the file system (which was the only (root) file system) in
> read-only mode, ran parted as in the original e-mail.

Ah.  That is bad.  Parted can't operate on mounted partitions.

> The partition was
> 8.4 Gb, and after the resise, which made it 4 Gb and 100% full according
> to df (but still some root-reserved bytes left it seemed), and a re-boot,
> there was a lot of file system errors, forcing me to run e2fsck manually.
> That done, on the next reboot, GRUB wouldn't detect the ext3 partition on
> the next boot. So I zapped it, so there's not much available for a
> post-mortem. :-(



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