In article <email@example.com>,
as646@FreeNet.Carleton.CA (John Robson) wrote:
> I have connected an Acomdata external 80 gb drive to my Powerbook running Os
> X. Using the built-in disk utility, I partitioned the drive into two
> partitions of about 40 gb each. I am changing my mind and I now want just
> ONE partition of 80 gb, but the disk utility won't let me delete the
> partitions or do anything (all options are greyed out). I don't care if
> the data are lost.
> 1) How do I delete and/or recombine two partitions in Os X ??
Launch the Terminal application. Type 'man pdisk' for help on how to
use pdisk, a partition table editor.
> 2) If it cannot be done within OS X, is there a third-party utility that
> will allow me to manipulate partitions in OS X ? Losing data or
> reformatting is not an issue.
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