help with partition
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 28 23:26:41 GMT 2009
On Sat, 28 Nov 2009 23:19:38 -0000, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 11/28/2009 01:33 PM, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
>> I have two versions of ubuntu installed, 8.10 and 9.10. I want to
>> reduce the amount of space allocated to the partition on which 8.04
>> is installed and allocated to the 9.04 partition, which is getting
>> tight on space. I have studied various tutorials and I have been
>> able to reduce the size of the 8.10 (sda2) but can not access it from
>> 9.10 (sda4). Do I need to do this from a live version of gparted and
>> is it just that I need to mount it?
> Yes. No.
> Yes, boot from a liveCD and use gparted to resize the partitions.
> No. Do not mount the partitions.
> *Warning* back up your critical data before messing with partition
> resizing et al.
It also depends on where the partitions are on the disk. I think you can
only extend/shrink a partition from the end not the start.
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