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Re: Resizing a logical partition....

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Resizing a logical partition....
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 09:14:54 +1000
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On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 04:48:34AM -0400, Andy Hock wrote:
> I don't see any information about this.  Here is a print of my hda (the 
> only hd in the pc):
> Minor Start   End     Type    FileSys Flags
> 1     0.031   54.909  primary ext2    boot
> 2     54.910  19461.555 extended
> 3
> .
> .
> .
> 9     13939.242 14198.071 logical ext2
> I did the make, got parted running, and attempted a 'resize 9 13939.242 
> 16200.00'

What version of Parted?
You cut the line which says how big your hard disk is.

> It just gets ignored.

Could you cut&paste what you mean?

> It appears that there is about 4.3 gigs of empty 
> space in the extended partition minor=2, and minor=9 is my /var directory, 
> which like an idiot I made ridiculously small (don't ask me why...it was 4 
> years ago, and I was prolly drunk at the time, or just general stupidity 
> ;).

Why don't you unmount /var, and mkdir /var on your root device?
cp the old /var first.

> There's nothing in the docs I can find about resizing logical 
> partitions.

Logical partitions aren't special.


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