Archive for the tag 'partition'



Oct 28 2010

How to Extend a Windows Partition

Published by under Windows

In order to expand a Windows volume with Diskpart: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrateur>diskpart Microsoft DiskPart version 5.2.3790.3959 Copyright (C) 1999-2001 Microsoft Corporation. On computer: RADON DISKPART> select volume Y Volume 5 is the selected volume. DISKPART> extend DiskPart successfully extended the volume. DISKPART> exit Leaving DiskPart…

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Feb 25 2008

Avoid Reboot after Partition Change with Fdisk

Published by under Linux

When modifying the partition table, fdisk usually returns the following error message: WARNING: Re-reading the partition table failed with error 16: Device or resource busy. The kernel still uses the old table. The new table will be used at the next reboot. Syncing disks. Partprobe from the "parted" package helps fixing this issue, avoiding a […]

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