SUMMARY: Repartitioning

From: Ricardo Ruiz (
Date: Wed Apr 05 1995 - 11:39:25 CDT

Original question:

> I have a disk partitioned into seven equal parts. Currently, only the g
> and h partitions have data. I would like to convert the remaining five
> small partitions into two big partitions. If I repartition a-f without
> affecting the starting point and size of g and h, will I loose the data
> in g and h?
> Thanks. I'll summarize,


All respondents agreed: my data in the g and h partitions are safe as
long as the new partition boundaries do not overlap with them. Most
people recommended backing up the data just in case.

Thanks to the following persons for replying and to the many more I'll miss
once this summary goes out:

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From: Kevin Sheehan {Consulting Poster Child} <>
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