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Sun May 11 18:06:53 UTC 2008
Ted Hilts wrote:
> Another solution might be to shut down the dual boot activating Ubuntu
> and XP and use a live Ubuntu CD (if it senses the partitions and hard
> drives). Then I think (if its possible?) the Ubuntu partition could be
> shrunk and the and the swap partition enlarged to about 4 GBytes.
yeah, but NoOp is really suggesting you use a file within your existing
filesystem. If you can do that, then you can scrap the swap partition and
put a real filesystem on it.
> Is it fdisk that you guys use to manually explore a hard drive for
> partitions and build partitions on a hard drive??????? Isn't there a
> partition tool that will both partition and set up the file system??????
I use one of the fdisks (fdisk/cfdisk/sfdisk) or parted at times to view the
partitions, but if I really want to make any changes I'll use a LiveCD and
whatever partitioning tool it's got.
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