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Do ntfsresize and gparted work on a disk image mounted through the loop device?

Do ntfsresize and gparted work on a disk image mounted through the loop device?

I need to resize an NTFS partition on a disk for which I have an image (dumped with dd).

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"Yes, loop devices are indistinguishable from 'normal' block devices for higher layer applications (like gparted). Loop device access doesn't change the timestamp of a mounted file: it is a bug.

Also, while the kernel won't create partition subdevices, you can make them with kpartx if you need to (just in case)."