k5di at zianet.com
Sat Oct 25 13:14:23 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Nils Kassube wrote:
>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>> So, you first need to shrink the logical partitions and then you
>>> can add new logical partitions in the free space inside the extended
>> I think you missed the problem. The extended partition doesn't use the
>> space of the disk to the end. Therefore there is no need to shrink
>> existing partitions. If you look at the fdisk output it says there are
>> 19457 cylinders while the extended partition ends at 5598. Therefore I
>> think it would be sufficient to only resize the extended partition. Then
>> there should be plenty of space for new logical partitions. I suppose
>> that can be done with fdisk, but as I am not sure (and I don't have a
>> spare disk to test it), I can't advise doing it.
> It was tried with parted and it didn't work on an Extended
> partition. I will try working from a CD and see if that changes anything.
I just tried parted on the Hardy liveCD and it works exactly like it
did on this Hardy on my hard drive.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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