e.schuele at computer.org
Mon Nov 17 17:48:06 PST 2008
On 11/17/2008 18:48, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 01:39:48AM +0100, Albert Shih wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Newbie question from a not newbie (well I think ;-) )
>> I've install many FreeBSD, but I always use the all disk.
>> If I've a laptop come with winxp ? How can I shrink the
>> WinNT partition ? Can the FreeBSD install CD do that ?
>> If he can't what's your advice for some software to do that ?
> No, it cannot. There are a couple of utilities that come with FreeBSD
> but, at last check, they did not handle NTFS.
> I have successfully used Partition Magic version 7.0 (8.0 is crap)
> as long as it is not on a USB drive. It won't handle USB and 8.0
> will not either even though it claims it will.
> I have also successfully used 'gparted' which is downloadable.
I can "second" the gparted. I've used it from time to time, and it has
worked well. It comes on a downloadable live cd which is handy.
> It worked for NTFS and also worked fine with USB disk. There is
> yet another one whose name I don't remember now.
> Download gparted and burn a CD to boot and do the work. Or, buy Partition
> Magic 7.0 and build the floppies. Don't try using either on a running
>> Albert SHIH
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>> Mar 18 nov 2008 01:35:38 CET
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