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diffuser78

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Sep 17, 2008
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I had bootcamp running for a while before it got destroyed due to upgrade to Lion. I could not restore the Bootcamp partition, so I had reformatted the bootcamp partition to Max OS C Journalled type.

Now I want to merge it with my regular Max os x drive. How can I do that ?

FYI, this is on my MBP and it has one internal HDD of 200 GB space.

Please help.

Thanks.
 
Nov 28, 2010
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Just apply it the other way around (enlarging the first partition after you deleted the second partition):

DiskUtility-Resize.gif


from http://www.creativetechs.com/iq/leopard_disk_utility_can_resize_partitions.html
 
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diffuser78

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Sep 17, 2008
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hi simsaladimbamba

I first delete the bootcamp partition and then extended the size of Max OS X partition. When I clicked "Parition", my mac book pro hung.

After that I re-started but it is taking too long to boot. It is already like 10 minutes and login screen is not appearing.

I am scared. Can I loose the date if I changed the partition of mac os x size ?

Can you please help me ? How can take a back up of my stuff...? Please help.
 
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diffuser78

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Sep 17, 2008
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After choosing the recovery option in Lion, I was able to login. Looks like the re-sizing is not done but atleast my system is in a stable state.

Thanks.
 
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suckitpig

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Oct 10, 2012
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thanks for the tip!

I was looking to resize a partition on an external drive. This worked perfectly. Thank you.
 
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MDJCM

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Sep 12, 2009
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D'oh!

I was trying to do this on an external drive too but it says I can't resize it because it is set to MBR not GUID
 
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