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Re: question on parted man page

From: Joel Granados
Subject: Re: question on parted man page
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 08:49:51 -0500 (EST)


cool, french man page!!!
note that gparted != parted.  I'm guessing gparted uses a lot of libparted but 
its not the same.  I'm also guessing that the ext3 resizing is done with 
something different.


----- "DUFLOT Jean-Luc" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am translating the parted man page (parted 1.8.8) in French, and I
> read a section which makes problem :
>         ext3 filesystem resizing does not currently work, please use
> resize2fs(8) instead.
>         Resizing partitions with an ext3 filesystem will not
> generally
> work because of the above issue.  Use resize2fs(8) to resize the
> filesystem and  resize  the  partition
>         manually using fdisk(8) or a similar tool.  For LVM
> situations,
> you will need to use the LVM commands to resize the LVM elements.
> I used several times Gparted liveCD in versions 0.4.1  and 0.3.4-8 and
> I 
> already resized ext3 partitions without any problem on that system.
> It's 
> why I am asking you if this "Known issue" is still valid, or if it is
> not necessary to keep it in the man page.
> This issue is not noticed in gparted man page...
> Best regards,
> Jean-Luc Duflot
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Joel Andres Granados
Red Hat / Brno Czech Republic

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