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This file documents the use of GNU Parted, a program for creating,
resizing, checking and copy partitions and file systems on them.
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* parted: (parted). GNU partitioning software

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GNU Parted User Manual
This document describes the use of GNU Parted, a program for creating,
destroying, resizing, checking and copying hard drive partitions, and
the file systems on them.
This document applies roughly to version *1.8.7* of GNU Parted.
The original version was written by Andrew Clausen in text format.
Richard M. Kreuter translated it into Texinfo format in 2002, to be
heavily edited by Leslie P. Polzer in 2006.
* Menu:
* Introduction:: Overview
* Using Parted:: Partitioning a Hard Drive
* Related information:: Further reading on related topics
* Copying This Manual:: How to make copies of this manual
* History:: This manual's history
* Index:: Index of referenced concepts

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1 Introduction
* Menu:
* Overview:: GNU Parted and prerequisite knowledge
* Software Required:: GNU Parted's software dependencies
* Supported Platforms:: Where you can use GNU Parted
* License:: What you may and may not do with GNU Parted
* Compiling:: How to build GNU Parted
* Static binaries:: How to get and use a static version of GNU

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1.1 Overview of GNU Parted
GNU Parted is a program for creating, destroying, resizing, checking
and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.
This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, for
reorganizing disk usage, for copying data between hard disks and for
"disk imaging" -- replicating an installation on another computer.
This documentation is written with the assumption that the reader has
some understanding of partitioning and file systems. If you want to
learn more about these, the upcoming GNU Storage Guide is recommended
GNU Parted was designed to minimize the chance of data loss. For
example, it was designed to avoid data loss during interruptions (like
power failure) and performs many safety checks. However, there could
be bugs in GNU Parted, so you should back up your important files before
running Parted. Also note that reiserfs support relies on libreiserfs,
which does not fulfil the aforementioned requirement. The same holds
for any external tools like `ntfsresize'.
The GNU Parted homepage is `'. The
library and frontend themselves can be downloaded from
`'. You can also find a listing of mailing
lists, notes for contributing and more useful information on the web
Please send bug reports to <>. When sending bug
reports, please include the version of GNU Parted. Please include the
output from these commands (for disk `/dev/hda'):
# parted /dev/hda print unit s print unit chs print
Feel free to ask for help on this list -- just check that your
question isn't answered here first. If you don't understand the
documentation, please tell us, so we can explain it better. General
philosophy is: if you need to ask for help, then something needs to be
fixed so you (and others) don't need to ask for help.
Also, we'd love to hear your ideas :-)

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1.2 Software Required for the use of Parted
If you're installing or compiling Parted yourself, you'll need to have
some other programs installed. If you are compiling Parted, you will
need both the normal and devel packages of these programs installed:
* libuuid, part of the e2fsprogs package. If you don't have this,
you can get it from:
If you want to compile Parted and e2fsprogs, note that you will
need to `make install' and `make install-libs' e2fsprogs.
* GNU Readline (optional), available from
If you are compiling Parted, and you don't have readline, you can
disable Parted's readline support with the `--disable-readline'
option for `configure'.
* GNU gettext (or compatible software) for compilation, if
internationalisation support is desired.
* libreiserfs, if you want reiserfs support:
Note that parted will automatically detect libreiserfs at runtime,
and enable reiserfs support. libreiserfs is new, and hasn't been
widely tested yet.

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1.3 Platforms on which GNU Parted runs
Hopefully, this list will grow a lot. If you do not have one of these
platforms, then you can use a rescue disk and a static binary of GNU
Parted. *Note Static binaries::.
Linux versions 2.0 and up, on Alpha, x86 PCs, PC98, Macintosh
PowerPC, Sun hardware.
GNU libc 2.1 or higher is required. You can probably use older
versions by using the `--disable-nls' option. *Note Building GNU
Parted: Compiling. (Note: I think we have now dropped this requirement.
TODO: check if libc 2.0 works!)

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1.4 Terms of distribution for GNU Parted
GNU Parted is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License
Version 2. This should have been included with the Parted distribution,
in the COPYING file. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
Libparted is considered part of GNU Parted. It is covered by the GNU
General Public License. It is NOT released under the GNU Lesser General
Public License (LGPL).

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1.5 Building GNU Parted
If you want to compile GNU Parted, this is generally done with:
$ ./configure
$ make
However, there are a few options for `configure':
turns off use of readline. This is useful for making rescue disks,
etc., where few libraries are available.
don't include assertions
disables dynamic loading of some libraries (only libreiserfs for
now, although we hope to expand this). Dynamic loading is useful
because it allows you to reuse libparted shared libraries even
when you don't know if some libraries will be available. It has a
small overhead (mainly linking with libdl), so it may be useful to
disable it on bootdisks if you don't need the flexibility.
disable all file system support
turns off native language support. This is useful for use with old
versions of glibc, or a trimmed down version of glibc suitable for
rescue disks.
turns off shared libraries. This may be necessary for use with old
versions of GNU libc, if you get a compile error about a "spilled
register". Also useful for boot/rescue disks.
ignore warning messages in compilation
support only reading/probing (reduces size considerably)
enable malloc() debugging
disable writing (for debugging)

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1.6 Using static binaries of GNU Parted
1.6.1 Introduction
If you want to run GNU Parted on a machine without GNU/Linux installed,
or you want to resize a root or boot partition, you will need to use a
boot disk.
Special boot disk images for GNU Parted used to be available, but
with the emergence of a plethora of rescue disks and Live CDs that all
include GNU Parted this is no longer necessary. However, please note
that these disks often ship with out-of-date versions of Parted. To
compensate for this a static binary of the latest GNU Parted version is
available, which you can use thus:
1.6.2 Creating the Parted disk
1. Boot your system
2. Download `parted-static-VERSION.tgz' from
3. Unpack the tarball, resulting in a file called "parted.static".
4. Insert a floppy.
5. Do a low-level format on it (on GNU/Linux this can be achieved with
the tool "fdformat" from the "util-linux" package.
This is basically a sanity check because floppy disks often
contain bad blocks.
6. Create a file system. Example:
$ parted /dev/fd0 mklabel loop mkpartfs primary ext2 0 1.4
7. Mount the floppy disk, e.g.,
$ mount -t ext2 /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
8. Copy `parted.static' to the floppy, e.g.,
$ cp parted.static /mnt/floppy
9. Unmount the floppy, e.g.,
$ umount /mnt/floppy
1.6.3 Using the Parted disk
1. Choose a rescue disk that suits you.
2. Boot off your rescue disk. Mount the disk you copied Parted onto.
3. Run Parted. For example,
# cd /mnt/floppy
# ./parted-static

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2 Using Parted
* Menu:
* Partitioning:: Disk partitioning in context
* Running Parted:: Partitioning with Parted
* Invoking Parted:: Parted's invocation options and commands
* Command explanations:: Full explanation of parted's commands

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2.1 Introduction to Partitioning
Unfortunately, partitioning your disk is rather complicated. This is
because there are interactions between many different systems that need
to be taken into consideration.
This manual used to introduce the reader to these systems and their
working. This content has moved to the GNU Storage Guide.

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2.2 Using GNU Parted
Parted has two modes: command line and interactive. Parted should
always be started with:
# parted DEVICE
where DEVICE is the hard disk device to edit. (If you're lazy and omit
the DEVICE argument, Parted will attempt to guess which device you
In command line mode, this is followed by one or more commands. For
# parted /dev/sda resize 1 52Mb 104Mb mkfs 2 fat16
Options (like `--help') can only be specified on the command line.
In interactive mode, commands are entered one at a time at a prompt,
and modify the disk immediately. For example:
(parted) resize 1 52.0005Mb 104.5Mb
(parted) mkfs 2 fat16
Unambiguous abbreviations are allowed. For example, you can type "p"
instead of "print", and "resi" instead of "resize". Commands can be
typed either in English, or your native language (if your language has
been translated). This may create ambiguities. Commands are
Numbers indicating partition locations can be whole numbers or
decimals. The suffix selects the unit, which may be one of those
described in *Note unit::, except CHS and compact. If no suffix is
given, then the default unit is assumed. Negative numbers count back
from the end of the disk, with "-1s" indicating the end of the disk.
Parted will compute sensible ranges for the locations you specify (e.g.
a range of +/- 500 MB when you specify the location in "G"). Use the
sector unit "s" to specify exact locations.
If you don't give a parameter to a command, Parted will prompt you
for it. For example:
(parted) resize 1
Start? 0Gb
End? 40Gb
Parted will always warn you before doing something that is potentially
dangerous, unless the command is one of those that is inherently
dangerous (viz., rm, mklabel and mkfs). For example, if you attempt to
shrink a partition "too much" (i.e., by more than the free space
available), Parted will automatically reduce the shrinkage so that the
partition is the smallest it can be without losing data. If this size
is significantly different from the size requested, Parted will warn
you. Since many partitioning systems have complicated constraints,
Parted will usually do something slightly different to what you asked.
(For example, create a partition starting at 10.352Mb, not 10.4Mb) If
the calculated values differ too much, Parted will ask you for

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2.3 Command Line Options
When invoked from the command line, Parted supports the following
Available options and commands follow. For detailed explanations of
the use of Parted commands, see *Note Command explanations::. Options
begin with a hyphen, commands do not:
display a help message
prompt for user intervention
never prompt the user
display the version

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2.4 Parted Session Commands
GNU Parted provides the following commands:
* Menu:
* check::
* cp::
* help::
* mklabel::
* mkfs::
* mkpart::
* mkpartfs::
* move::
* name::
* print::
* quit::
* rescue::
* resize::
* rm::
* select::
* set::
* unit::

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2.4.1 check
-- Command: check NUMBER
Checks if the file system on partition NUMBER has any errors.
(parted) check 1
Check the file system on partition 1.

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2.4.2 cp
Copies the file system on the partition FROM-NUMBER to partition
TO-NUMBER, deleting the original contents of the destination
An optional device parameter, FROM-DEVICE can be given, which
specifies which device the source partition is on.
Supported file systems:
* ext2, ext3 (provided the destination partition is larger than
the source partition)
* fat16, fat32
* linux-swap (equivalent to mkswap on destination partition)
* reiserfs (if libreiserfs is installed)
(parted) cp /dev/hdb 2 3
Copy partition 2 of `/dev/hdb' (i.e., `/dev/hdb2') to partition on
3, on the device Parted was loaded with, destroying the original
contents of partition 3.

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2.4.3 help
-- Command: help [COMMAND]
Prints general help, or help on COMMAND.
(parted) help resize
Print help for the resize command.

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2.4.4 mklabel
-- Command: mklabel LABEL-TYPE
Creates a new disk label, of type LABEL-TYPE. The new disk label
will have no partitions. This command (normally) won't technically
destroy your data, but it will make it basically unusable, and you
will need to use the rescue command (*note Related information::)
to recover any partitions. Parted works on all partition tables.
LABEL-TYPE must be one of these supported disk labels:
* bsd
* loop (raw disk access)
* gpt
* mac
* msdos
* pc98
* sun
(parted) mklabel msdos
Create an MS-DOS disk label. This is still the most common disk
label for PCs.
---------- Footnotes ----------
(1) Everyone seems to have a different word for "disk label" -- these
are all the same thing: partition table, partition map.

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2.4.5 mkfs
-- Command: mkfs NUMBER FS-TYPE
Makes a file system FS-TYPE on partition NUMBER, destroying all
data that resides on that partition.
Supported file systems:
* ext2
* fat16, fat32
* linux-swap
* reiserfs (if libreiserfs is installed)
(parted) mkfs 2 fat32
Make a FAT32 file system on partition 2.

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2.4.6 mkpart
-- Command: mkpart PART-TYPE [FS-TYPE] START END
Creates a new partition, _without_ creating a new file system on
that partition. This is useful for creating partitions for file
systems (or LVM, etc.) that Parted doesn't support. You may
specify a file system type, to set the appropriate partition code
in the partition table for the new partition. FS-TYPE is required
for data partitions (i.e., non-extended partitions). START and END
are the offset from the beginning of the disk, that is, the
"distance" from the start of the disk.
PART-TYPE is one of: primary, extended, logical. Extended and
logical are only used for msdos and dvh disk labels.
FS-TYPE must be on of these supported file systems:
* ext2
* fat16, fat32
* hfs, hfs+, hfsx
* linux-swap
* reiserfs
* ufs
(parted) mkpart logical 0.0 692.1
Create a logical partition that will contain an ext2 file system.
The partition will start at the beginning of the disk, and end
692.1 megabytes into the disk.

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2.4.7 mkpartfs
-- Command: mkpartfs PART-TYPE FS-TYPE START END
Creates a new partition of type PART-TYPE with a new file system
of type FS-TYPE on it. The new partition will start START
megabytes, and end END megabytes from the beginning of the disk.
Do not use this command to recover a deleted partition (use mkpart
PART-TYPE is one of: primary, extended, logical. Extended and
logical are only used for msdos and dvh disk labels.
FS-TYPE must be one of these supported file systems:
* ext2
* fat16, fat32
* linux-swap
* reiserfs (if libreiserfs is installed)
(parted) mkpartfs logical ext2 440 670
Make a logical partition and write an ext2 file system, starting
440 megabytes and ending 670 megabytes from the beginning of the

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2.4.8 move
-- Command: move NUMBER START END
Moves partition on the disk, by moving its beginning to START.
You can't move a partition so that the old and new positions
overlap. That is, you can only move partitions into free space.
If you want to resize a partition in-place, use `resize'.
Move never changes the partition number.
Supported file systems:
* ext2, ext3 (provided the destination partition is larger than
the source partition)
* fat16, fat32
* linux-swap
* reiserfs (if libreiserfs is installed)
(parted) move 2 150M 500M
Move the partition numbered 2 so that it begins 150 megabytes from
the start of the disk, and ends 500 megabytes from the start.

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2.4.9 name
-- Command: name NUMBER NAME
Sets the name for the partition NUMBER (GPT, Mac, MIPS and PC98
only). The name can be placed in quotes.
(parted) name 2 'Secret Documents'
Set the name of partition 2 to `Secret Documents'.

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2.4.10 print
-- Command: print [NUMBER]
Displays the partition table on the device parted is editing, or
detailed information about a particular partition.
(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-2445.679 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
1 0.031 945.000 primary fat32 boot, lba
2 945.000 2358.562 primary ext2
3 2358.562 2445.187 primary linux-swap
(parted) print 1
Minor: 1
Flags: boot, lba
File System: fat32
Size: 945.000Mb (0%)
Minimum size: 84.361Mb (0%)
Maximum size: 2445.679Mb (100%)

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2.4.11 quit
-- Command: quit
Quits Parted.
It is only after Parted exits that the Linux kernel knows about
the changes Parted has made to the disks. However, the changes
caused by typing your commands will _probably_ be made to the disk
immediately after typing a command. However, the operating
system's cache and the disk's hardware cache may delay this.

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2.4.12 rescue
-- Command: rescue START END
Rescue a lost partition that used to be located approximately
between START and END. If such a partition is found, Parted will
ask you if you want to create a partition for it. This is useful
if you accidently deleted a partition with parted's rm command,
for example.
(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hdc: 0.000-8063.507 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
1 0.031 8056.032 primary ext3
(parted) rm
Partition number? 1
(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hdc: 0.000-8063.507 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
OUCH! We deleted our ext3 partition!!! Parted comes to the
(parted) rescue
Start? 0
End? 8056
Information: A ext3 primary partition was found at 0.031MB ->
8056.030MB. Do you want to add it to the partition table?
Yes/No/Cancel? y
(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hdc: 0.000-8063.507 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
1 0.031 8056.032 primary ext3
It's back! :)

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2.4.13 resize
-- Command: resize NUMBER START END
Resizes the partition with number NUMBER. The partition will start
START from the beginning of the disk, and end END from the
beginning of the disk. resize never changes the partition number.
Extended partitions can be resized only so long as the new
extended partition completely contains all logical partitions.
Note that Parted can manipulate partitions whether or not they
have been defragmented, so you do not need to defragmenting the
disk before using Parted.
Supported file systems:
* ext2, ext3 - restriction: the new START must be the same as
the old START.
* fat16, fat32
* hfs, hfs+, hfsx - restriction: the new START must be the same
as the old START and the new END must be smaller than the old
* linux-swap
* reiserfs (if libreiserfs is installed)
(parted) resize 3 200M 850M
Resize partition 3, so that it begins 200 megabytes and ends 850
megabytes from the beginning of the disk.

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2.4.14 rm
-- Command: rm NUMBER
Removes the partition with number NUMBER. If you accidently delete
a partition with this command, use mkpart (_not_ mkpartfs) to
recover it. Also, you can use the gpart program (*note Related
information::) to recover damaged disk labels.
Note for msdos disk labels: if you delete a logical partition, all
logical partitions with a larger partition number will be
renumbered. For example, if you delete a logical partition with a
partition number of 6, then logical partitions that were number 7,
8 and 9 would be renumbered to 6, 7 and 8 respectively. This
means, for example, that you have to update `/etc/fstab' on
GNU/Linux systems.
(parted) rm 3
Remove partition 3.

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2.4.15 select
-- Command: select DEVICE
Selects the device, DEVICE, for Parted to edit. The device can be
a Linux hard disk device, a partition, a software RAID device or
LVM logical volume.
(parted) select /dev/hdb
Select `/dev/hdb' (the slave device on the first ide controller on
Linux) as the device to edit.

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2.4.16 set
-- Command: set NUMBER FLAG STATE
Changes a flag on the partition with number NUMBER. A flag can be
either "on" or "off". Some or all of these flags will be
available, depending on what disk label you are using:
(Mac, MS-DOS, PC98) - should be enabled if you want to boot
off the partition. The semantics vary between disk labels.
For MS-DOS disk labels, only one partition can be bootable.
If you are installing LILO on a partition that partition must
be bootable. For PC98 disk labels, all ext2 partitions must
be bootable (this is enforced by Parted).
(MS-DOS) - this flag can be enabled to tell MS DOS, MS
Windows 9x and MS Windows ME based operating systems to use
Linear (LBA) mode.
(Mac) - this flag should be enabled if the partition is the
root device to be used by Linux.
(Mac) - this flag should be enabled if the partition is the
swap device to be used by Linux.
(MS-DOS, PC98) - this flag can be enabled to hide partitions
from Microsoft operating systems.
(MS-DOS) - this flag can be enabled to tell linux the
partition is a software RAID partition.
(MS-DOS) - this flag can be enabled to tell linux the
partition is a physical volume.
(MS-DOS) - this flag can be enabled so that the partition can
be used by the Linux/PA-RISC boot loader, palo.
(MS-DOS) - this flag can be enabled so that the partition can
be used as a PReP boot partition on PowerPC PReP or IBM
RS6K/CHRP hardware.
The print command displays all enabled flags for each partition.
(parted) set 1 boot on
Set the `boot' flag on partition 1.

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2.4.17 unit
-- Command: unit UNIT
Selects the current default unit that Parted will use to display
locations and capacities on the disk and to interpret those given
by the user if they are not suffixed by an UNIT.
UNIT may be one of:
sector (n bytes depending on the sector size, often 512)
kilobyte (1000 bytes)
megabyte (1000000 bytes)
gigabyte (1000000000 bytes)
terabyte (1000000000000 bytes)
percentage of the device (between 0 and 100)
cylinders (related to the BIOS CHS geometry)
cylinders, heads, sectors addressing (related to the BIOS CHS
This is a special unit that defaults to megabytes for input,
and picks a unit that gives a compact human readable
representation for output.
The default unit apply only for the output and when no unit is
specified after an input number. Input numbers can be followed by
an unit (without any space or other character between them), in
which case this unit apply instead of the default unit for this
particular number, but CHS and cylinder units are not supported as
a suffix. If no suffix is given, then the default unit is assumed.
Parted will compute sensible ranges for the locations you specify
(e.g. a range of +/- 500 MB when you specify the location in "G")
and will select the nearest location in this range from the one you
wrote that satisfies constraints from both the operation, the
filesystem being worked on, the disk label, other partitions and so
on. Use the sector unit "s" to specify exact locations (if they
do not satisfy all onstraints, Parted will ask you for the nearest
solution). Note that negative numbers count back from the end of
the disk, with "-1s" pointing to the end of the disk.
(parted) unit compact
(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0kB - 123GB
Disk label type: msdos
Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 32kB 1078MB 1077MB primary reiserfs boot
2 1078MB 2155MB 1078MB primary linux-swap
3 2155MB 123GB 121GB extended
5 2155MB 7452MB 5297MB logical reiserfs
(parted) unit chs print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0,0,0 - 14946,225,62
BIOS cylinder,head,sector geometry: 14946,255,63. Each cylinder
is 8225kB.
Disk label type: msdos
Number Start End Type File system Flags
1 0,1,0 130,254,62 primary reiserfs boot
2 131,0,0 261,254,62 primary linux-swap
3 262,0,0 14945,254,62 extended
5 262,2,0 905,254,62 logical reiserfs
(parted) unit mb print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0MB - 122942MB
Disk label type: msdos
Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 0MB 1078MB 1077MB primary reiserfs boot
2 1078MB 2155MB 1078MB primary linux-swap
3 2155MB 122935MB 120780MB extended
5 2155MB 7452MB 5297MB logical reiserfs

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3 Related information
If you want to find out more information, please see the GNU Parted web
These files in the Parted distribution contain further information:
* `ABOUT-NLS' - information about using Native Language Support, and
the Free Translation Project.
* `AUTHORS' - who wrote what.
* `ChangeLog' - record of changes made to Parted.
* `COPYING' - the GNU General Public License, the terms under which
GNU Parted may be distributed.
* `COPYING.DOC' - the GNU Free Documentation Licence, the term under
which Parted's documentation may be distributed.
* `INSTALL' -- how to compile and install Parted, and most other free

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Appendix A Copying This Manual
* Menu:
* GNU Free Documentation License:: License for copying this manual

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A.1 GNU Free Documentation License
Version 1.1, March 2000
Copyright (C) 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA
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Appendix B This manual's history
This manual was based on the file `USER' included in GNU Parted version
1.4.22 source distribution. The GNU Parted source distribution is
available at `'.
Initial Texinfo formatting by Richard M. Kreuter, 2002.
Maintainance by Andrew Clausen from 2002 to 2005 and by Leslie P.
Polzer from July 2005 onwards.
This manual is distributed under the GNU Free Documentation License,
version 1.1 or later, at your discretion, any later version published
by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no
Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts. *Note Copying This
Manual::, for details.

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* building parted: Compiling. (line 6)
* check, command description: check. (line 6)
* command description, check: check. (line 6)
* command description, cp: cp. (line 6)
* command description, help: help. (line 6)
* command description, mkfs: mkfs. (line 6)
* command description, mkindex: mklabel. (line 6)
* command description, mkpart: mkpart. (line 6)
* command description, mkpartfs: mkpartfs. (line 6)
* command description, move: move. (line 6)
* command description, name: name. (line 6)
* command description, print: print. (line 6)
* command description, quit: quit. (line 6)
* command description, rescue: rescue. (line 6)
* command description, resize: resize. (line 6)
* command description, rm: rm. (line 6)
* command description, select: select. (line 6)
* command description, set: set. (line 6)
* command description, unit: unit. (line 6)
* command syntax: Command explanations. (line 6)
* commands: Using Parted. (line 6)
* commands, detailed listing: Command explanations. (line 6)
* commands, overview: Invoking Parted. (line 6)
* compiling parted: Compiling. (line 6)
* contacting developers: Overview. (line 6)
* cp, command description: cp. (line 6)
* description of parted: Overview. (line 6)
* detailed command listing: Command explanations. (line 6)
* e2fsprogs: Software Required. (line 6)
* FDL, GNU Free Documentation License: GNU Free Documentation License.
(line 6)
* further reading: Related information. (line 6)
* gettext: Software Required. (line 6)
* gnu gpl: License. (line 6)
* gpl: License. (line 6)
* help, command description: help. (line 6)
* history of this manual: History. (line 6)
* invocation options: Invoking Parted. (line 6)
* libuuid: Software Required. (line 6)
* license terms: License. (line 6)
* mkfs, command description: mkfs. (line 6)
* mklabel, command description: mklabel. (line 6)
* mkpart, command description: mkpart. (line 6)
* mkpartfs, command description: mkpartfs. (line 6)
* modes of use: Running Parted. (line 6)
* move, command description: move. (line 6)
* name, command description: name. (line 6)
* options at invocation: Invoking Parted. (line 6)
* overview: Overview. (line 6)
* parted description: Overview. (line 6)
* partitioning overview: Partitioning. (line 6)
* platforms, supported: Supported Platforms. (line 6)
* print, command description: print. (line 6)
* quit, command description: quit. (line 6)
* readline: Software Required. (line 6)
* related documentation: Related information. (line 6)
* reporting bugs: Overview. (line 6)
* required software: Software Required. (line 6)
* rescue, command description: rescue. (line 6)
* resize, command description: resize. (line 6)
* resizing root device: Static binaries. (line 6)
* rm, command description: rm. (line 6)
* select, command description: select. (line 6)
* set, command description: set. (line 6)
* software dependencies: Software Required. (line 6)
* static binary: Static binaries. (line 6)
* supported platforms: Supported Platforms. (line 6)
* terms of distribution: License. (line 6)
* unit, command description: unit. (line 6)
* unsupported platforms: Static binaries. (line 6)

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