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Re: [SLUG] shrinking a partition
- To: "Steven O'Reilly" <steveno@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] shrinking a partition
- From: DaZZa <dazza@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Jul 4 14:24:01 2001
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 4 Jul 2001, Steven O'Reilly wrote:
> I currently have a dual boot RedHat 6.2 and Win95 laptop. I wish to try
> Debian on this machine to see if it works with internal modem etc. The
> RH partition is the largest and has heaps of space, i wish to shrink
> this but not lose any data.
> I remember shrinking the original partition when instaling GNU/linux,
> but what I read about fdisk and cfdisk seem to only allow deleting but
> not resizing.
> Is what I want to do possible and where do I look to find out how?
It'll do everything you want.