From: Cormac McClean (cmcclean at domain ait.ie)
Date: Tue 05 Jun 2001 - 15:03:31 IST
There is a very handy utility called GNU Parted which will
allow you to repartition ext2 partitions non-destructively.
If you need to repartition a mounted partition such as /
then you can create a boot disk.
It's available from Esat's FTP Site:
(with apologies to the victims of Surf No Limits).
and there's even a boot image that you can dd to a floppy
and boot from that.
When the machine boots it leaves you at a shell prompt; type
and then type ? (a question mark) at the parted prompt to get
the list of commands. It's fairly straightforward to use if
you're familiar with fdisk type utilities.
As always, you may want to backup important data before
Hope this helps,
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