convert a lost+fouind partition to ext4

Abhishek Dixit abhidixit87 at
Sat Dec 24 06:06:05 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Avi Greenbury <lists at> wrote:
> Abhishek Dixit wrote:
>> I want to use it, it is 270+ GB which is lying unused on my system.
>> Is it possible that I extend the home directory or / to this size
>> 270+ GB. Mine is not an LVM it was a normal ext3/ext4 filesystem, how
>> can I use the unused space that is my problem.
> If you want to grow some other partition over it, then you'll need to
> boot into a LiveCD and use the partitioner tool to adjust the
> partitions - in the absence of LVM you cannot do this while the system
> is using the disk.
Yes you understood it correctly.Can you give me any link which
describes such steps.
What keywords should I search?

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