[sf-lug] problem using gnu parted

maestro maestro415 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 14:26:57 PST 2018

thanks for posting the 'solve'...

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On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 7:59 PM, Alex Kleider <akleider at sonic.net> wrote:

> Here's a version that works:
> """
> parted $LOOPDEV unit 's' resizepart "$PART_NUMBER" "${ENDING_SECTOR}" <<
> yes
> """
> When the -s --script option (no user input) is used, parted refuses to set
> the partition boundary. That's what was happening to me.
> Without it, parted wants confirmation (in the form of a 'yes' as user
> input.)
> The above worked but I would have thought that there should be an option
> that would eliminate the need for going through this hoop.
> Another mistake on my part was that I was putting the 's' (for sector) as
> a suffix to the ending sector number instead of using the unit command.
> That's the way the units are indicated when parted displays. Kind of dumb
> of me now that I look back on it.  I hadn't realized more than one command
> could be used at the same time.
> Thanks Aaron and Michael for your inputs.
> --
> Alex Kleider
> (sent from my current gizmo)
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