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Windows FAT16 / FAT32 FileSystem Resizer - Fatresize

Fatresize is a command line tool for non-destructive resizing of MS Windows FAT16 / FAT32 file systems. It is based on the GNU Parted library. The main target of the project is to be used with the EVMS FAT plugin.

Fatresize Installation:
Open the terminal and type following command to install Fatresize:
sudo apt-get install fatresize
Using Fatresize:
Fatresize follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-h --help: Show summary of options.
-s --size: Re-size volume to SIZE[k|M|G|ki|Mi|Gi] bytes
-i --info: Show volume information
-p --progress: Show progress
-q --quite: Be quite
-v --verbose: Verbose (not version)

Fatresize Examples:
fatresize -s 2G /dev/evms/hdb2
fatresize -q -s 3G /dev/hde6
fatresize -i /dev/hdg3
Size and device is required to run. You can re-size device-mapped partitions, e.g. EVMS partitions.  


Anonymous said...

Wouldn't work on unpartitioned raw device with FAT on it :(

- U Das

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