expand /boot partition?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue Jun 17 17:22:35 UTC 2008

chris wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>
> wrote:
>> David Vincent wrote:
>> Surely you can't actually expand partition 2 from _the beginning_?
> What gparted seemed to do was take 100M from the back of sda1 and
> expand front of sda2 to have the added space, then slide all the data
> on sda2 to the front of sda2 so that all the extra space is at th
> eback.

Awesome.  Then just ignore my complicated advice!  I didn't know it could do
anything of the sort.

[I suspect it didn't actually "slide" any data except the partition
superblock - most filesystems don't care where in the partition the data
really is]

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