[SATLUG] gparted y. WinXP

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 17:19:17 CST 2008

90% of the time that I have dealt with this issue, it was because windows
did not shut down properly (and ntfs did not have a clean shutdown.)  I
would reboot windows, do a chkdisk, then shut windows down cleanly.  Then
try to resize the partition.  That may alleviate the issue.

On Feb 4, 2008 2:24 PM, scs at worldlinkisp.com <scs at worldlinkisp.com> wrote:

> Received a new toy. Shuttle NS41G2 (actually a V-Day
> present for my girl friend) and Gparted was unable to
> resize the XP NTFS partition installe Linux. After
> three unsucessful attempts (resizng hda1) it would
> not resize hda1, and after exiting, it would no
> longer boot.  Fortunately I had the CD and was able
> to go into rescure and fix the boot, without trauma
> (or data loss).
> Question: is this a quirk, one time experience, or is
> there something I need to know, and/or try.  Had no
> problems with gparted on another XP drive, it resized
> normally, and dual boots normally.
> Whip it on me, I'm educable.
> Lou
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