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I had a Windows, Debian and Ubuntu partition on my laptop hardrive (in that order in gparted). I'm doing work on the Debian one and needed more space as it ...
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- 06-11-2012 #1
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- Jun 2012
[SOLVED] no free space after resizing
I also tried shrinking and moving Ubuntu further to the right, which I know is risky. In the end I decided to delete Ubuntu as I have the files elsewhere and work out of Debian only now.
There were errors when I did this and, upon rebooting, grub couldn't find anything at all, so I had to reinstall that by chrooting into debian from liveUSB. I eventually got that to work and now what is wrong is that the Debian partition looks huge in the gparted editor but when I boot into it, there is no extra space at all.
I think the problem is that when I ran gparted, I deleted ubuntu and then expanded the Debian partition without reformatting the space into ext3. Now gparted sees a huge Debian partition and I can't shrink it because gparted thinks that there is only 1 gig of free space while there should be like 100 Gb.
Is there anyway to fix this?
Ok, I just had to "check" the partition in gparted and it figured itself out and sees how much free space I have...
Last edited by MrButtons; 06-11-2012 at 04:27 PM. Reason: SOLVED
- 10-28-2012 #2
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I don't suppose you ever removed that swap device from the various systems' /etc/fstab, and do a swapoff when such systems were running?Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!