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Tailor - Version: 0.3 (27 October 2011)

Native GUI Partitioning and Filesystem Resizing Tool

Contents


Summary

Tailor (formerly known as Resizah) is an on-device live partition and filesystem editor for webOS.

Key features

  1. Unmount Partition
  2. Check Filesystem
  3. Repair Filesystem
  4. Corrupt Filesystem
  5. Resize Filesystem
  6. Resize Partition
  7. Mount Partition
  8. Create Partition
  9. Delete Partition

Status

Tailor is available in the beta applications feed. Make sure you are willing to comply with the obligations associated with the beta testing feeds before using the instructions at http://testing.preware.org/ to access those feeds.

Installing Tailor

Tailor is available in the beta-applications feed in Preware.

Usage

Resize Media Partition

At launch, Tailor will show all active partitions on your device.

  1. In the Select Partition area, tap the "USB (media)" partition.
  2. Tap the green "Unmount Partition" button to take the partition offline prior to resizing operations.
  3. The green button should change to "Check Filesystem". Tap it. This will begin a filesystem check to guarantee consistency before resizing operations.
  4. Once the filesystem check finishes, you should be presented with a text box. Enter the new desired size for your media partition (in MB) and click the red "Resize Partition" button.
  5. Once the resizing operation has completed, you can remount your media partition by choosing the mount action.

Bugs

No known bugs.

Forum Thread

The official Tailor forum thread is at http://forums.webosnation.com/webos-internals/304871-tailor-device-live-partition-filesystem-editor-beta-testing.html

Changelog

  • 0.3.0: Merged filesystem and partition resizing
  • 0.2.0: Added the ability to create and delete partitions. Added the ability to corrupt and repair filesystems.
  • 0.1.0: Added the ability to resize partitions.
  • 0.0.9: Added the ability to resize ext3fs filesystems
  • 0.0.8: New improved icon.
  • 0.0.7: Added the ability to resize the media filesystem.
  • 0.0.6: Support different block sizes (Android uses 1KiB instead of 4KiB).
  • 0.0.5: Fixed the post-install and pre-remove scripts.
  • 0.0.4: Added the ability to unmount items from inside jails.
  • 0.0.3: Highlight selected partition and update filesystem sizes during simulations.
  • 0.0.2: Alpha release to check UI workflows and installation pipecleaning.
  • 0.0.1: Initial skeleton.
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