Partition Magic -like

Pietro Cerutti pietro at
Fri Feb 18 13:08:43 GMT 2005

Hi John,
yes I was looking for a better solution ;-) Thank you!

It's a laptop, cannot add a disk....

John wrote:
> 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?

Pietro Cerutti
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