convert a lost+fouind partition to ext4

Abhishek Dixit abhidixit87 at
Sun Dec 25 11:34:23 UTC 2011

On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
> On 24 December 2011 06:06, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at> wrote:
>> 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.
> You've not told us which is your home FS, nor the root or any others.
I myself do not know which is which.How can I know it?

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