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Old 04-25-2009, 02:02 PM   #1
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Can extra space be added to existing "/" partiition?


Hi all,

I have just installed Centos 5 on an old box to learn. However, I didn't give enough space for the "/" partition (ran "yum update" and I didn't have enough space hehe). There is still unallocated space on the hd, therefore, I was wondering is it possible to add some extra space to the "/" partition with out losing data? If possible then great, else I can just start all over.

Thanks all.
 
Old 04-25-2009, 02:05 PM   #2
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Yes, you can resize it using GParted, for instance.
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php
 
Old 04-25-2009, 02:23 PM   #3
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Cool, I'll read up on gparted. Thank you.
 
Old 04-25-2009, 04:02 PM   #4
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Thanks brianL, I was able to add more space to the "/" partition with gparted livecd. Much faster than reinstalling everything on this old box .
 
Old 04-25-2009, 04:30 PM   #5
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Good. Glad it worked out OK.
 
  


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