Resizing ext4 partition

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Wed Jan 27 06:12:03 UTC 2010

Wade Smart wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 23:21, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:
>> Wade Smart wrote:
>>> Just a while ago my computer just froze up.
>>> My /home folder was 100% full. Crap!
>>> I booted using live cd and started gparted. I am unable to resize my
>>> home partition.
>>> I have a lot of free space but, it only shows like a few megabytes for
>>> the /home partition to grow.
>>> Wade
>> Â  Â  Â  Â Hi Wade you need to try Gparted again and select the extended
>> partition. Now with Gparted choose to make the extended
>> partition much larger to include all the unused space on your
>> hard drive.
>> Â  Â  Â  Â Then go back to your Ubuntu partition and choose to enlarge
>> it to say 20 GB. This is now possible.
>> 73 Karl
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> I have gparted open.
> /dev/sda2 is selected. It is extended partition. It has a set of Keys
> next to it... Locked?
> The only option is Information on any of the menus.
> Wade
	Are you saying you cannot make the extended partition larger? 
Forget the keys and try to do it.

73 Karl


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