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resizing partitions with gparted

Hello,

Can any one suggest tools for resizing linux partitions under RHEL 5.5. ALSO what precaution we can take before resizing the partitions.

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marked as duplicate by Sathya, Diago Nov 18 '10 at 6:54

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As for precautions, backup all your data…twice. –  fideli Nov 18 '10 at 3:21

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LVM is king...if you eventually need to resize/add to partitions LVM is built for this...just a thought. lvresize lets you change partition sizes. If you want something to resize a partition regardless of format, than partition tools are what you are looking for, but if you want the BEST plan...use LVM to manage your partitions and you can add, change, resize at will. Just my thoughts....it's a loaded question

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