resize partition

Johan Ramm-Ericson ubuntu at
Wed Nov 8 12:29:56 UTC 2006

On Wed, November 8, 2006 Andy wrote:

> On 08/11/06, Rares Vernica <rvernica at> wrote:
>> gparted just give me an error I did not know what to do with it.
> Did you make sure the partition you where resizing was not mounted at
> time?
> I don't think you can resize a partition if its mounted (if you can its
probably a bad idea to).
> - Andy

You can resize a partition online if it is a logical volume ("man lvm"  or
"sudo apt-get install lvm2 ; man lvm").


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