Resizing ext4 partition

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 27 00:15:43 UTC 2010


On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:44:08 -0000, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 17:08, Steve <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com>  
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:01:31 -0000, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com>  
>> 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.
>>>>>
>>>>> 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.
>>
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>
> Steve. This got it. I stopped swap and it worked great.
>
> Wade
>
:-)

Forgot about swap, I’ve sat staring at the screen for for a quite a while  
before I twigged.
Glad everything now OK

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Steve




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