Re-Partitioning without Rebooting?
andreas at schildbach.de
Tue Sep 6 05:34:58 UTC 2005
James Gray wrote:
> Is the drive unmounted when you're repartitioning?? If not, then then it
> will be in use (by the kernel).
> If you're trying to repartition the drive that has your root file system
> then you're out of luck - boot from a Knoppix CD, or something similar, and
> repartition that way.
That's sad. I hoped that I could avoid rebooten as long as I don't
change any mounted partitions. Isn't even Windows able to do this? (e.g.
adding a partition into unpartitioned space while Windows is booted from
the same disk)
More information about the ubuntu-users