Partition problem

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Oct 24 23:54:04 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> 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?
>     Come on. I have never used parted and you lie about another thing
> and give me no answer.

No, I don't lie.  On Monday, you were prepared to give somebody completely
braindead advice when they asked THE SAME QUESTION (but worded it better). 
So if you knew how to help them, how could you not know how to solve your

> Is this nice? I don't think so. 

Karl, "not nice" is continually telling people to do things that (a) you've
never tried; and (b) can't work.  I can't believe there are nice people
here like Mario still trying to help you, after all the damage you've done.

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