Creating Partition under linux, Busybox with 1 partition and loaded files

Posted on 2008-11-05
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have a situation here to resolve. We have busybox running on the system with 1-partition defined already with some disk space covered. I need a solution (fdisk or open source disk utility) to make an extended partition without losing the existing data.

Question by:rivaltimes
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    Accepted Solution

    gparted should be able to do this.
    Free System Rescue CD with data recovery, and partitioning programs

    I hope this helps !
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    Assisted Solution

    There are graphical tools as SysExpert pointed out that you can run from a CD if you reboot, but busybox has fdisk, you can just run that, partition the drive, make your filesystem, and mount it, all with out a reboot.

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