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RE: Move NTFS partitions ?

From: David Balazic
Subject: RE: Move NTFS partitions ?
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 17:45:06 +0200

> From: Szakacsits Szabolcs [mailto:address@hidden]

> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, David Balazic wrote:
> > When will parted support moving ntfs partitions?
> > Moving shouldn't change the content anyway, so it should
> > be simply. Or am I missing something ?
> If the partition is a boot/system partition then
>  - the "hidden sectors" field in the BPB must be adjusted accordingly
>  - if the place of the new partition changes in the partition
> table then
>    additional modifications are needed e.g. to boot.ini, etc

Yes, but this is true for FAT too, isn't it ?
>  - files and the related NTFS metadata used during boot must be in the
>    actually set BIOS addressable range
>       Szaka

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