kassube at gmx.net
Mon Mar 12 16:45:02 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.
Did you disable the use of the two swap partitions like it was suggested
by Jonesy? You could achieve it with the command
sudo swapoff /dev/sda5
sudo swapoff /dev/sda7
in a terminal.
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