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Re: Not recognizing larger partition

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Not recognizing larger partition
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 18:23:13 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 09:33:16AM -0400, Armel Peel wrote:
> Hadnt heard back from you, didnt hit reply-all last time so here is my
> response to the last email...
> ---------------------------
> > Was your / mounted?  Parted can't resize mounted partitions.
> yea it was mounted, didnt know any better..  How would I unmount my root
> partition to resize?

Boot off a boot disk.  Yeah, it sucks.

Could you please also give me the output of:

        cat /proc/sys/kernel/real-root-dev

I suspect your distro has a bug (which distro do you use?  we should
let them know...)

> > You REALLY want to run a thorough fsck on /dev/hdb1, ASAP.
> I tried, but it said it couldnt run fsck on a mounted partition, so this
> falls back to the first question  :)

Yeah, right :/


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