Excellent blog post on how to resize virtual disc partitions under VirtualBox (... and should work for other virtualisation platforms)

Via Mehul Harry on Twitter (http://twitter.com/MehulHarry/status/6122948078) I discovered this superbly detailed blog on how to resize a virtual partition running under VirtualBox,

  http://www.my-guides.net/en/content/view/122/26/

There is an issue with resizing Vista paritions with the Gnome Partition Manager, but the fix for that is detailed here,

  http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-gparted-to-resize-your-windows-vista-partition/

Resizing partitions is always a pain and I like the non destructive nature of this approach. It should be equally applicable for use under Hyper-V Server, Virtual PC or VMWare Workstation.

The next time I need a resize, I might take this approach.

 

Print | posted on Sunday, November 29, 2009 8:45 PM

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