Re: Writing HFS partitions?

Subject: Re: Writing HFS partitions?
From: Hollis R Blanchard (
Date: Tue Dec 12 2000 - 11:52:40 MST

On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Sam Moore wrote:

> Hmm... I was under the impression pdisk couldn't write HFS partitions...
> did I miss something?

It can; simply use 'C' and make the type Apple_HFS.

> ::doh:: just reread my post and realized I was unclear - I want to
> shrink a 1GB Mac partition to 300MB Mac and 700MB Linux. Will try HDT
> this evening for the Mac portion.

For that you'll need something else, like HDT.

If OTOH you don't mind destructive resizing, you can use pdisk/parted to
delete the Mac OS partition, and create two new smaller ones in its place.


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