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From: Grimaldy Soto <nehemoth@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] NTFS resizing
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2005 01:14:44
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] NTFS resizing by Pingveno
1 I suposed that if the partition is in use it's because is the main
2 partition, if not you can use the /x option for chkdsk if will force a
3 dismount, anyway why you no resize the partition with a partition manager
4 like partition magic.
6 Its better and faster and course lets dangerous that making inside from
7 linux.
9 On 11/12/05, Pingveno <pingveno@×××××××.net> wrote:
10 >
11 > I'm trying to resize an NTFS partition to fit Gentoo on a new laptop. As
12 > recommended by countless sources all over the Internet, I am using
13 > Knoppix & Qtparted for resizing. However, QTParted complains about
14 > accounting errors in the NTFS filesystem (yes, I know that's redundant).
15 > After a little bit of Google searching, I discovered I needed to use
16 > chkdsk on Windows with the /f switch to fix the errors. Easy. Of course,
17 > chkdsk alerted me that it can't modify a running NTFS system. Okay, so I
18 > do what it recommends to me: let the checking be run after a reboot.
19 >
20 > None of this is exactly extraordinary. However, there is the slight
21 > problem that chkdsk never actually runs at start up. No bueno. Any
22 > tricks to con it into working?
23 >
24 > -Pingveno
25 >
26 > P.S. This is a Thinkpad T43
27 >
28 > --
29 > gentoo-user@g.o mailing list
30 >
31 >
34 --
35 "We must agree that the beauty of a work of art will always remain a
36 mystery, in other words, we can never be absolutely sure 'how it's made.'
37 We must at all costs preserve this magic which is peculiar to music and to
38 which, by its nature, music is of all arts the most receptive."
39 -Claude Debussy-


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[gentoo-user] Re: NTFS resizing Pingveno <pingveno@×××××××.net>