Partition Magic -like

John john at
Fri Feb 18 12:45:03 GMT 2005

On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 11:04:00AM +0000, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> Hi all,
> does anybody know a tool like partition magic which works on FreeBSD?
> I have all my harddisk partitioned for FreeBSD, and now I need a Windows 
> partition... any other solutions?

I hope you find a better answer, but the only way I know of to do
what I think it is you are proposing is this:
1) dump out all the filesystems that need to be resized or moved
   (tape, files on an NFS server, another disk drive - whatever)
2) re-slice (fdisk from a fixit disk or bootable CD)
3) restore all the filesystems

I hope you find a better way, but at least it can be done in this way.

I take it that adding a disk or replacing the disk with a larger
one is not an option?

John Lind
john at starfire.MN.ORG

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