On 15/01/2008, James Harrison <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 07:45 -0500, Aryeh Friedman wrote: > > After installing FreeBSD and Vista (463 GB and 30 GB respectivally) I > > found out I don't have enough free space on my 500 GB drive on the > > vista partition. How do I determine how much I can shrink the > > FreeBSD partition by safely (by just moving the end sector in > > fdisk(1))? > > I'd imagine that you could use the output of df -h to see how much > you're using on the /usr partition and then shrink appropriately. > AFAIK UFS (as well as other Unix FS) don't simply start writing at the beginning of a filesystem and continue until the end is reached. It's possible that data is written near the end of a filesystem nearly instantly after the first mount. To make sure that you don't loose any data I'd dump the FS to a save place and restore it afterwards using a LiveCD. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"