stephen_o at rogers.com
Mon Mar 12 15:39:10 UTC 2012
On 12/03/2012 6:50 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Stephen wrote:
>> The first time I resized the partitions windows used chkdsk and
>> resized the partition after I signed back into windows. Here is the
>> new readout.
>> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
>> /dev/sda1 * 63 838836223 419418080+ 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
>> /dev/sda2 892379134 976768064 42194465+ 5 Extended
>> /dev/sda5 973217763 976768064 1775151 82 Linux swap / Solaris
>> /dev/sda6 892379136 969025535 38323200 83 Linux
>> /dev/sda7 969027584 973215743 2094080 82 Linux swap / Solaris
> That looks good now - there is a gap of ~27GiB between sda1 and sda2.
> Now you should be able to expand the extended partition to the left
> (from a LiveCD using gparted). You can then move the swap partition sda5
> to the left and expand the Linux partition sda6.
It still won't let me enlarge the partition /dev/sda2/. I can't
understand why gparted won't make the partition larger.
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