problems removing a Bootcamp partition

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I have a 13" MacBook (aluminum) and running Snow Leopard on it.
I made a Bootcamp partition of 47GB and installed Linux Mint 8 on it
Once installed the Mint ended up with about 25GB HD space??
The Linux Mint itself was working well, no probes there.

Now i want to make the full 47GB Min I intended t but when I start up the Bootcamp to erase the partition it reads: See Att 1

I already tried to reboot from the Mint install disc but I don't really know in what matter it is safe to allocate memory to the new partition without erasing any of my main Mac HD.

I tried repairing the 'odd' allocated part but it gave an error also see Att 2 and 3

So basically my problem is that I would like to remove the existing Bootcamp and put a new with more GB without messing up my main Mac HD.

PS: I'm not really a whizz at these things so the solution is probably simple but I don't really like to take the risk of erasing my main HD because a lack of my knowledge. :p

Hoping it can be fixed, greetz :)

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Have you tried booting the machine with your Snow Leopard DVD and use Disk Utility to remove the old BC partition?

A note of caution: Do not use the Mint disk to boot and attempt to remove or change a partition. What will happen is that you will wind up destroying your Mac boot sector.

By the way, the best method of installing any version of Linux is to use a free program called rEFIt.

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Cheers on the tip, tried it but he just didn't want to remove the volume.
Might as well be a lack of my knowledge :p
So just did a reinstall with TimeMachine

Running the Mint on the program u suggested and it is running fine.

Thanks again,
greetz
 

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All is well that ends well. Glad you're up and running. Have fun with Mint.

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