[oclug] resizing ntfs partition
brianbarber at linux.ca
Thu Jul 10 09:48:23 EDT 2003
Presizer will not resize NTFS.
On Wed, 9 Jul 2003 17:41:59 -0400
Shad Young <shad at ascendant.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2003 16:57:34 -0400
> Dave Edwards <dle at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > On Wed. 2003-07-09, 16:39 -0400, Roger Messier <en916 at ncf.ca> wrote:
> > > A friend has asked me to install Linux (mdk 9.1) on his machine, but
> > > he wants to keep XP and dual boot. The disk is formated with a
> > > single ntfs partition. GNU parted does not resize ntfs, and
> > > partition magic is too expensive for a single time use. Is there
> > > any other way? Can ntfs be converted to fat32 without data loss?
> > > If so, has anyone done this, and could you give me the steps you
> > > followed?
> > Might not Mandrake's own Diskdrake be able to handle that?
> > Dave.
> I have never tried to resize an ntfs with diskdrake, but it works well
> for everything else. If however you don't have any luck that way there
> is a free program called "Presizer" that will do the job.
> You will need a win98/dos boot disk (if you need I can make an image)
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