24695Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Merging Partitions (Help!)
- Jul 28, 2004Thanks for the advice. I eventually managed to repartition my Hard Disk
using parted, just as Tom Grimes suggested. Was a bit of a headache, but
I was succesful. I will hang on to your advise, though, I might have to
do it again, and I'm always game for trying new methods.
Thanks again. Cheers,
On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 14:42, Dado Feigenblatt wrote:
> Solomon Grundy wrote:
> >Well, one partition is formatted as EXT3, the other is simply shown
> >unallocated disk space. I'm feeling somewhat stupid right now, but I
> >believe that might be the problem. How do I modify the filesystem
> >On Tue, 2004-06-01 at 00:10, Alan Schmitt wrote:
> >> At first glance, I'd say that you resized your partition, but not
> >>filesystem on it. What filesystem do you use ?
> >>Alan Schmitt
> Have a look at resize2fs.
> Its man page says it resizes ext2 filesystems, but it should work on
> ext3 as well.
> But I'm not sure so you should do some research on it. Don't blame me
> you loose your data.
> If it doesn't work on ext3, you can convert the filesystem to ext2,
> resize it, and convert back to ext3.
> Dado Feigenblatt Wild Brain, Inc.
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