> Well parted can't do it:
>> (parted) move
> Partition number? 2
> No Implementation: This ext2 filesystem has a rather strange layout!
> Parted can't resize this (yet).
>> I'll try qtparted tonight when I get home.
Have you actually tried temporarily removing journaling with tune2fs
tune2fs [-f] ^has_journal /dev/hdc2
tune2fs has_journal /dev/hdc2
Be careful with trying any of these utilities, anything that messes with
filesystems and partitions has inherent risks attached. From the tune2fs
man page comes the warning:
Force the tune2fs operation to complete even in the face of errors. This
option is useful when removing the has_journal filesystem feature from a
filesystem which has an external journal (or is corrupted such that it
appears to have an external journal), but that external journal is not
WARNING: Removing an external journal from a filesystem which was not
cleanly unmounted without first replaying the external journal can
result in severe data loss and filesystem corruption.
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