Partition problem

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Oct 24 23:20:47 UTC 2008

Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 14:48 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     My question is, can I change something that lets me use the whole
>> hard drive without deleting sda5 and sda6?
> Please include the output of the "mount" command

You're letting Karl off way too easy.

To quote from Mr. Larsen in the thread "can partitioning be restructured or
must I start over"
>     The resize is done with fdisk or other partition tool. You can do
> the re-size from the computer, but you need to put a file system on the
> new partition. This you must do from another place because you can't put
> a file system on a mounted partition.

It's the same problem Karl.  You knew what to do on Monday, how come you
don't know now?

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