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Re: Not recognizing larger partition

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Not recognizing larger partition
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 08:40:55 +1000
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On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 01:02:30PM -0400, Armel Peel wrote:
> I used parted to resize my primary linux partition (ext3) from 5 gigs to
> 10gigs.  I had to delete my extended partition, resize the partition to
> 10 gigs, then recreate everything behind it.

Deleting is BAD!  Don't do it!
You can resize extended partitions, so this should be unnecessary.

> Everything went off
> successfully, the only problem is linux doesnt recognize the changes.  I
> rebooted in windows and even windows (partition magic) see's the

windows isn't partition magic.

> partition being 10 gigs now.  Also, parted and fdisk recognizes the
> changes.  Its just that I cant use the extra space because linux still
> thinks the partition is only 5 gigs.  How do I fix this?

How did you resize the partition?  With the resize command?


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