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Enlarged partition, filesystem still reports old size

I resized the root partition with GParted, from 20 GB to 40 GB, but the filesystem still reports a size of 20 GB. How can I use all 40 GB? Update The resized partition was an LVM Physical Volume ...
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How to increase HOME Folder partition size in centos 6.3 64 bit

Have migrated my system windows 7 to centos 6.3 64 bit, while installing centos 6.3 have created a partition size details given below: Root ext4 30000 boot ext4 20000 tmp ext4 Allowed to fill ...
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Resize Win 7 Partitions, Increase C & Decrease D

I have one 120GB SSD split 40GB/80GB between C & D. I'm trying to increase the size of C to 55GB and decrease D to 65GB. I can only resize D to a lower size, but the unallocated space can only be ...
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Does shrinking a partition to its minimum size then expanding it increase performance?

As a VPS administrator, I've shrunken and cloned partitions (or disk images) to perform backups. The shrinking of the partition adds a few extra minutes of downtime, but reduces the amount of total ...
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“An error occured while resizing the device resize failed: 1.”

Trying to install Fedora. Go thru the wizard. During the installation, I click on create user, do the thing, go back. It crashes out on me. Power off computer. Retry. Go through process once more. A ...
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I have an exFAT partition on my external hard drive which I'd like to grow. GParted doesn't support resizing exFAT partitions, but is there another way to do it? I'm using Ubuntu 13.04.
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GParted LiveCD - Cannot resize partition

I'm using the latest GParted live CD and I am trying to re-size a partition on which the latest version of Ubuntu is installed. /dev/sda contains a linux swap partition and a partition that has the ...
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I want to increase the size of my C: drive which houses the Windows 8 OS. The disk partition scheme is GPT. How would I proceed to borrowing space from another partition and thereby increasing the ...
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What Is The Difference Between Shrinking A Drive To The Left Or To The Right?

I wasn't sure how else to ask this. But I am having issues when shrinking the C drive in Disk Management. I shrink the drive by X amount of gigs, and then create a new partition. And then later I ...
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Resize exfat Hard drive

Is it still impossible to to resize, shrink or extend exfat partitions ?! I cant find a way to do it, neither in windows nor with partitioning software. Any ideas other than formatting the partition ...
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resize partitions [duplicate]

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Is it safe to expand my partition (unallocated space before the partition)?

I have 13.1 GB of unallocated space before my main partition and guess what: Windows won't allow me to expand to it. I know how most of the stuff works and it's because there are files and important ...
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1answer
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Enlarge partition on SD card

I have followed Cloning an SD card onto a larger SD card to clone a 2G SD card to a 32G SD card, and the file system is ext4. However, on the 32G SD card I only can see 2G space available. Is there a ...
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cant allocate free space to partition ubuntu 12.04

I have 26GB of unlocatted space and I want to add that space to my existing partitions. The problem is that i cant seem to use use that space to resize the partitions. Here is my partitions list in ...
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Is there a Linux CLI tool to resize ext3 partition without data loss in simple step?

There are plenty of tools like parted and fdisk but all of them are not very user friendly. Something like Partition Magic but for CLI Linux? Something that automatically will adjust partition table, ...
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Not able to Hibernate or sleep Windows7 after resizing os partiton(c:)

Recently i increased size of my c: where windows7 was installed before re sizing the partition windows was hibernating properly. but now i am not able to hibernate neither sleep. My motherboard ...
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1answer
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Dell XPS 15z/ L511Z merging partitions

i have a situation here, i bought a new dell xps 15z and was successful in making drive partitions through the help of this site ...
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How to shrink an ext2 partition?

I have an ext2 partition that takes up the whole disk (which is /dev/sdc). I have unplugged the disc and plugged into another (linux) computer. How can I shrink this partition using resize2fs and ...
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Windows 7 won't boot unless neighbor HD is turned off

I have two HDs, in one there's a OS-less NTFS partition which I sucessfully shrunk using Linux's gparted utility. On the other drive, I have Windows 7, which since the resize, will only boot on one ...
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Unable to resize (enlarge) Linux partition

I want to increase the size of my Linux partition (yellow and highlighted in image), which is situated in an extended partition, along with my biggest partition. When I try to select the options ...
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resize2fs seems stuck at pass 3 (scanning inode table) - what to do?

I have a machine running Arch Linux (2010, I believe) with a 6TB RAID-5 array hooked up to a Highpoint RocketRaid 2320. I've been having issues with the RAID controller's drivers and the latest Linux ...
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The following is what parted print outputs: (parted) print Model: VMware Virtual disk (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 26.8GB Sector size ...
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I wanted to increase the size of my /home (originally about 20GB). /home was on the partition /dev/sda9. There was about 25GB free-unallocated space just after the /dev/sda9 partition. The plan was ...
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1answer
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Partition Magic error when resizing partition

I have a problem with my E: partition. I installed a Partition Magic 8.0 to resize it, and when I started it, Partition Magic gave some errors, and changed drive letter from E: to *:. I can't see ...
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Resize Win2003 system+boot partitions to bigger disks & different controller?

Have an old Win2003 server with 1 SCSI hard drive partitioned as follows: D: boot (includes D:\ntldr, boot.ini, etc.) C: system (includes C:\WINDOWS) Want to move the whole system to new hardware ...
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Resize Mac OS Plus partition without losing data

I have a 1000G external hard disk formatted with Mac OS plus. It is a Omega drive, which cam by default with that info. Now I have 200G free space and would like to reformat this free space to NTFS. ...
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Resized NTFS partition, now it wont mount

I have had a 1.5TB drive used as an external for 6 months or so, then I decided to put it in my linux server for network storage. ntfs was being crazy inefficient so I wanted to change the filesystem ...
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How to resize the primary Windows XP partition?

I just cloned my failing 250 GB hard drive onto a 500 GB hard drive (so I wouldn't have to re-install everything, etc.), but now the drive only thinks it is 250 GB. How do I tell it about the other ...
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What's the best way to grow an NTFS partition at the *end* of the drive?

I've got a drive layout that looks a bit like this: +------+----------------------+------------------------+ | Swap | Ubuntu (ext4) | Windows (NTFS) | ...
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Resize Linux root partition from a flash drive

I need to make my root partition bigger to add more free space. Is there a Linux version that will fit on a small usb flash drive that has the tools I need? I plan to boot a Linux distro from a flash ...
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I successfully clone my hard drive from 250gb to 1Tb using -k1 on expert mode. but when I explore the folders, why is it still acting like 250 gb It is still showing that 180gb available as it was ...
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how to resize my drives

sorry, my english is not very well. i was shrink the volume from d drive. and i want to extend free space to e drive but "extend volume" is unavailable. it is off. i have one hard and my windows ...
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Resizing 2 partitions (NTFS and ReiserFS3)

When creating a Win7 and Gentoo setup I miss allocated the space needed for Windows and Linux. I have a 320 gb drive and created a 40gb partition on Win7 and used the rest of the space on Linux. Now I ...
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Impossible to defragment and resize a partition

I'm trying to shrink the main partition on my new PC with Windows 7 64-bit preloaded from 500 GB to 100 GB. Unfortunately, some files prevent any attempt to go below 290 GB. I have already ...
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Free space not reclaimed after online resizing ext4 in Ubuntu 9.10

My root partition was filling up, with only 500 mbs left, I wanted to resize my root partition from 20 Gb to 40Gb So I resized my partition by using these steps: Using Gparted to resize another ...
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How do I shrink an Extended Partition in Vista?

I'm trying to shrink some partitions on my laptop so I can dual boot another OS, and I need about 6GB of space to do this. Unfortunately when I got my laptop and trashed the default Vista install, I ...
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How to expand C drive in window 2003

My C drive is 18GB. I have other 18GB unpartined space on same HD. I know that in vista i have the option to expand the disk by going in diskmanagement . How can i do in window 2003
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Windows reports discrepancy in partition sizes after resizing with gparted

My drive was formatted to look like the following: Partition 1 - NTFS - 100Gb for Windows XP Partition 4 - Extended Partition Partition 5 - EXT3 - Linux boot partition - 200 Mb Partition 6 - XFS - ...
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Resizing the boot partition

Fedora 12 ext4 file system I have just done a upgrade. And I get the message below. I am not sure that I don't have enough on my boot partition to install the new kernel. When I try and upgrade I ...
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Issue after resizing partition for Fedora under VMware Fusion

I am running FC9 under VMware Fusion 3.0. I wanted to resize my /dev/sda2 partition. In order to do that I did the following: Changed the size of the vmware file (under VMware settings) Rebooted ...
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Resize HFS+ Partition

I tried this so many times without success :( Is there any tool that can resize (actually growing is what I need, not shrinking)? I tried gparted, acronis but none seem to be able to do it. So, tell ...
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Diskpart Access Denied

I just can't resize my partition in Windows Vista. I've tried the partion managar, but I get an error: Logical Disk Manager, Access Denied. So I used diskpart.exe, but when I tried to shrink my ...
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Why can't I extend the C: drive on Vista? Because I have Free Space to its right instead of Unallocated Space

Okay this is annoying! I have a C: drive that is the primary partition (bootable) that I would like to extend. In order to do that it seems like I need to have Unallocated Space to the right of the ...
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I have a 300GB external harddrive. I was going to try and make a partition on it, which includes having to shrink the storage. When I did so, this is what I was shown: How could it be so small if I ...