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Re: Understanding the "move" command

From: Patrick Leslie Polzer
Subject: Re: Understanding the "move" command
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 09:02:47 +0100

On Tue, 6 Dec 2005 02:49:44 +0100
Vincent Panel <Vincent Panel <address@hidden>> wrote:

> I have an ext3 partition beginning at offset X and ending and offset
> Y. I'd like to extend it in order to begin at X-12GB and end at Y.
> I noticed 2 things :
> - You can give an optional "end" argument to move : is it recommanded
> to use this or use move+resize
END is mandatory.
Use resize if the old and new geometries overlap.

> - ext3 partitions seems supported, but the documentation claims : "-
> ext2, ext3 (provided the destination partition is larger than the
> source partition)". Which destination partition ?
The web site says "The partition you copy to must be bigger or
exactly the same size as the partition you copy from."
Same thing applies for the "move" command.

> Thanks for any answer !
You're welcome.


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