Resizing ext4 partition
wadesmart at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 23:34:50 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 00:12, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wade Smart wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 23:21, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> 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.
>>> 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
>>> Â Â Â Â Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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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.
> Are you saying you cannot make the extended partition larger?
> Forget the keys and try to do it.
> 73 Karl
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The keys indicate its locked, like steve just said... "Busy(at least
one logical partition is mounted.)
Steve, how would you unmount the disk?
Im on live cd. The unmount option is grayed out.
... ah. Its swap. I turned swap off and Im trying now.
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