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Re: Advice from users of gParted ??

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 8:37 AM, William Case<billlinux rogers com> wrote:
> Hi;
> I am not looking for advice on how to partition or re-partition a hard
> drive.  I have done it many times.
> I am looking for suggestions and/or recommendations on how to most
> efficiently and effectively use gParted.  I like its gui interface and
> its apparent stability.
> It seems I can do one of the following:
>     1. Boot into Fedora in single user mode and then use 'parted' (or
>        fdisk) from the command line, or
>     2. Use Firstaid in rescue mode (I haven't tried this yet but just
>        assume Firstaid will only give me 'parted' on the commandline),
>        or
>     3. Burn gParted-live.iso image to CD and keep it has a single
>        purpose partitioning disk. (This should give me the gui version,
>        I would think.), or
>     4. Any other suggestions applicable in Fedora.
> I have gParted from the F10 repository when I first installed F10, but
> of course, it is no use to me if I want to re-size my '/home' directory
> which is currently mounted.

I have both the GParted LiveCD[1] and the SystemRescueCD[2]
I have the tendency to use the SystemRescueCD because it starts out
with a text CLI, which is helpful with some very old systems.

[1] http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
[2] http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page


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