Problem with gparted
Juan R. de Silva
juan.r.d.silva at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 20:42:56 UTC 2011
On Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:31:22 +0100, Joep L. Blom wrote:
> Approx.550 GB is free.
Sorry, but your explanation is not quite clear. Could you be a little
more specific here, please?
Do you have additional free space of 550 GB on your hdd, or do you have
550 GB space free on your extended partition? (See below...)
> ... to create a logical partition. That choice is greyed out. I can
> only choose to create a primary partition.
This snippet suggests that you do not have any free space on your
extended partition. In such case Create Logical Partition option would be
rightfully disabled, or "greyed out" in your words.
It also suggests that you do have additional free space on your hdd, and,
since you have only 1 primary and 1 extended partitions, you still have
the option to create a primary partition available to you.
If my suggestion is correct, then all you need is to resize your extended
partition making space for a new logical one. After this done, GParted
would enable the option to create a new logical partition for you.
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