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I cloned one hard drive to another and things are working well. Except for my NTFS volume not taking up the entire partition (due to the older volume being smaller).

Doing this:

sudo ntfsresize -x /dev/sdb3

I get this error:

ERROR: Could not get the old volume parameters from the backup bootsector

How do I fix this?

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Also, I can patch things up on a windows machine if that is easier. –  UsAaR33 Jul 23 '12 at 19:50
    
It's now March 2013, did you find a fix for this? –  pauldoo Mar 3 '13 at 16:31

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ntfsresize doesn't seem to have any options to ignore the backup sector. However, that message may indicate that there is something wrong with the filesystem. I suggest that you first run ntfsfix on the partition and then boot Windows and run chkdsk.

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I did both, ntfsfix and chkdisk (including search for bad sectors) - no difference. –  Peter Krnjevic Mar 25 '13 at 6:53

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