Resizing partition

sdavmor sdavmor at
Wed Jul 7 23:37:30 UTC 2010

On 07/07/2010 04:04 PM, R Kimber wrote:
> As I'm running out of space on /home I am proposing to delete the adjacent
> partition on the disk and extend the home partition into the available
> space. Can I assume the following steps are enough, or am I missing
> something?
> 1. Yes, I have a backup of /home
> 2. Remove the entry of the partition that is to be deleted from /etc/fstab
> 3. Boot the Gparted live disk
> 4. Delete the required partition
> 5. Resize the home partition
> 6. Reboot.
> Is this OK, or are there UUID or other subtle complications?  Thanks.
> - Richard.

That's what I have done in the past.
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