Itching point of curiosity...

CLIFFORD ILKAY clifford_ilkay at
Sat Apr 4 22:49:19 UTC 2009

Ray Parrish wrote:
> Thanks for that bit of information. Now I'm wishing even more that my 
> Ubuntu Live CD would still work, so I could check to see if it will use 
> an existing swap file as well. Woops I forgot! That won't work on my 
> system anyway, I don't have a swap partition, as I screwed up during a 
> re-installation of Ubuntu, which was necessary after messing up, and 
> freezing up the Gparted Live CD while resizing partitions. I neglected 
> to create a swap partition then, so I'm using a swap file instead.

You can resize partitions after the fact. Make sure you back up the
partition that you want to resize, unmount it, and then use the resizing
tools appropriate for your filesystem. I've done it many times and have
never had a problem.

Clifford Ilkay
1419-3266 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
Canada  M4N 3P6

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