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Disk Utility, why can't you do that...
Authored by: sjk on Apr 07, '06 01:37:52PM
Non-destructive resizing can be done using diskutil from the command line:
% diskutil resizeVolume
Disk Utility Tool
Usage:  diskutil resizeVolume [Mount Point|Disk Identifier|Device Node] size
          ...
Non-destructively resize a disk. You may increase or decrease its size.
When decreasing size, you may optionally supply a list of new partitions to create.
Ownership of the affected disk is required.
Valid partition sizes are in the format of .
Valid sizes are B(ytes), K(ilobytes), M(egabytes), G(igabytes), T(erabytes)
Example: 10G (10 gigabytes), 4.23T (4.23 terabytes), 5M (5 megabytes)
resizeVolume is only supported on GPT media with a Journaled HFS+ filesystem.
A size of "limits" will print the range of valid values for the current filesystem.
Example: diskutil resizeVolume disk1s3  10G
         JHFS+ HDX1 5G MS-DOS HDX2 5G
Valid filesystems: "Case-sensitive HFS+" "Journaled HFS+" "Case-sensitive Journaled HFS+"
"HFS+" "HFS" "MS-DOS FAT32" "MS-DOS FAT16" "MS-DOS" "MS-DOS FAT12" "UFS" "Linux" "Swap"

No Intel Macs here so I haven't tried it. I've recently resized volumes on PPC Macs using iPartition.

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Disk Utility, why can't you do that...
Authored by: sjk on Apr 07, '06 01:50:09PM
Disk Utility, why can't you do that...
Authored by: Pedro Estarque on Apr 07, '06 02:24:16PM

But why Intel only ?



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