Partition resize

art artmartz at
Wed Feb 3 17:57:26 UTC 2010

Chadley Wilson wrote:
> You can't resize an already mounted partition. So it is best to just boot
 > from your Ubuntu disc and select rescue. You will eventually be prompted
 > for your root file system, at this point choose no root file system.
 > You will then be asked if you wish to select an alternative root file
 > system , a console or reboot. Choose the console option and run partman.
I've had good luck in the past just booting from the live disk, 
installing GParted, and doing what I needed with NO partitions mounted.

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