Resizing ext4 partition

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Wed Jan 27 06:34:02 UTC 2010

Steve wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:01:31 -0000, Wade Smart <wadesmart at> 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
>>>        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.
>>>        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
> Is it unmounted, sometimes habe had disks remounted when using Gparted.
	Please Wade I do not know what your trying to say. But IF 
your using a liveCD and you have Gparted running your a root 
user. There is nothing locked to a root user.

	So please just do what I ask. I cannot hold your hand. And 
will not help if you refuse to do what I say.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
         Key ID = 3951B48D

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