5.2.1 hangs solved and now find a way to split the ntfs hard
ceo at l-i-e.com
Wed Sep 15 15:10:22 PDT 2004
Choy Kho Yee wrote:
> On 2004/09/15, at 12:58, esmaeel pashapouri wrote:
>> Now as in subject line, have to figure a way to split
>> the hard drive which short sitedly by the hp was
>> patitioned in 1 big chunk and formated in ntfs
>> According to freebsd docs I am out of lock for now,
>> unless to use comercial programs.
>> If any one know of any other way i'll be glad to hear
>> from them.
> I heard that some linux live-cds have the utility to resize NTFS
> partitions on them.
> I can't provide further information as I have never used them before.
> Perhaps you could check them out.
A quick Google yields these two:
I have used the first one. It worked. It was awesome.
One thing though: BE PATIENT!!!
While it's trying to re-size the partition, it sits there for a LONG time
doing "nothing" at the end of the process, and your mouse and keyboard are
Do *NOT* re-boot. *WAIT*.
It will *eventually* finish, and you'll be happy. If you re-boot in the
middle of it re-partitioning, you will not be happy.
You'll want to defrag the drive under windows first.
You should be able to poke around in the Control Panel/Admin/System areas
and get a visual display of where Windows has all its files.
You want to see a big chunk of white space on the right hand side, with
NOTHING but white on the right.
Sometimes Windows put "hidden" "un-movable" files at the end of the disk.
You have to go into DOS and change their attributes and get them moved by
defrag before you can re-partition.
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