We have a 60MG hard drive with the three Linux primary partitions and the
Linux extended partition. We would like to add three Windows 2000 partitions
of 15MB each, leaving 15MB for Linux.
The first question is can we do this without re-installing RedHat 9?
If we can, I assume they would have to be subpartitions in the extended
When I bootup Linux Rescue from the Installation CD, I say No
for "Setup Networking. I say Skip for the Rescue dialog. I run parted
and attempt to resize the largest partition, Minor 3:
resize 3 203.950 15000.000
The error message comes back: "No Implementation: This
ext2 filesystem has a rather strange layout! Parted can't resize this (yet)."
It seems to me that there are two problems here:
Any words of wisdom on this will be appreciated,
- Parted doesn't know about ext3
- (yet) implies that Parted will be able to resize ext3
P.S. Our only non-RedHat files are Java; no user files. It would take just
a few hours to rebuild the disk with the four Linux partitions and the three