Increase Size Of WBFS Partition

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  1. mark.m.moran
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    mark.m.moran GBAtemp Regular

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    Hi all,
    I partitioned my HDD into two and converted one to WBFS. Now I am running out of space on the WBFS partition. Is there any way to make this larger using the current WBFS tools or something like Partition Magic? Will the games currently installed there be OK?

    Cheers,
    M
     
  2. SomeGuy2009

    SomeGuy2009 GBAtemp Regular

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    test the ideas by creating a new 6gb partition and format it wbfs then copy a game or to then use partition magic or alike tools to rezie it and test.

    SG
     
  3. mark.m.moran
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    Good idea....just afraid to los the games I have on it currently.....
     
  4. Blue-K

    Blue-K No right of appeal.

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    Simply...forget it. It won't work...all Applications will see the Partition as free/unused Space, which you can't resize. No way!!! For the last time: WBFS is a special Filesystem, only special Apps can recognize the Partition (WBFS-Manager & Co.). No other normal App (like GParted, PartitionManager, etc..) can see it.

    Only thing you can do is to format the whole Drive/Partition again and make a new, bigger partition. So start from zero, and dump all games again...no other way. There are many topics about this, please search... [​IMG]. It's unbelivable how nobody can/want search, or learn some things first...we have too many Topics with exactly the same question...
     
  5. thc42O

    thc42O Banned

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    only thing u can do is Dump ur games to ur pc hard drive using WBFS Manager

    delete the partitions u have and start over.
     
  6. AllWiidUp

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    agreed, WBFS adjusts block size, based on the size of the HDD it's on, so larger drives have larger blocks.
     
  7. mark.m.moran
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    mark.m.moran GBAtemp Regular

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    Thanx for that guys. I did look and could not find anything about this!
     
  8. exoskelett

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    I tried this, too, with Partition Magic. In the end, both partition were screwed up... I was able to rescue my whole data and stuff through chkdsk but all the wii games were deleted and my partitions were like before...
     
  9. ringorinfret

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    does that mean that the disk-to-disk function of wbfs manager 3.0 will only copy to a drive with same size? that is a bit pointless ...
     
  10. cwstjdenobs

    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    No, you can transfer games between any wbfs partitions in WBFS Managwer 3.0.