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Resize/Delete or Rebuild RAID1 without Data Loss

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http://askubuntu.com – Let me explain my situation. I purchased a D-LINK DNS-325 NAS. It set up software RAID1 using two HDDs. I just dumped it and installed the two drives in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Mounted the drives just fine using MDADM. All my data is there and the drives are formatted in EXT3; no problems there. But the D-LINK built a couple of small partitions (a swap and a 500 MB section to house some FTP tools). Naturally, I don't want/need these anymore. These are at the very beginning of the drives. So they are as follows: Swap 500 MB FTP Tools My data What I'd like to do is delete those two partitions, and (HowTos)