resizing existing partition

Magellanic magellanic at optushome.com.au
Sun Jan 26 00:29:19 PST 2003


One thing about that MS bug about prot 1434... what  you should do is
block all ports on the server and allow only the ports you need, more
safer (Open BSD FAQ)


On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 03:56, Dario Birtic wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 10:32:40 +0000 (UTC)
> sp0de at netzero.net ("sp0de") wrote:
> 
> >     Hi
> > 
> >         One program I have used for resizing partitions is Parted. It 
> > has an nice easy to use interface. Although I have only used it for ext2 
> > filesystems I just checked the page and it says it supports reiser. 
> > There are a couple of boot disk images you can download to work on your 
> > root partition.  http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/
> > 
> > fsck is only for checking filesystems. I think Dario meant to say fdisk.
> 
> 	Yes, I meant to say fdisk, it was late in the night, btw, and I was
> looking at whole bunch of "FIREWALL: INPUT" blocks from UDP port 1434
> (http://slashdot.org/articles/03/01/25/1245206.shtml?tid=109), so I
> didn't "spell-check" my answer :)
> 
> 	On the side note, nice to hear about GNU alternative to commercial
> tools like PartitionManager and friends.
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