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Old 10-16-2008, 11:48 AM   #1
umamaheshmunez
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Help with Partioning


I have got Gutsy Gibbon and my drive partitioning is as follows:-

/ :- 58 GB

/boot :- 104 GB

swap : - 5 GB

After installing Wine, I saw that I can't create a wine folder in /boot. Can anyone help me with my partitioning? I don't want to reinstall Ubuntu although.
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:12 PM   #2
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I'd bite the bullet and re-install. Typically you only want a small /boot for holding your linux kernels and associated files (ie initrd files if required) -- a couple of GB should be tonnes.
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:14 PM   #3
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Isn't there any other way to do the repartitioning without losing the installation?
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:30 PM   #4
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There can be some other way c'mon plz help me out!! I have lost a lot of space out there
 
Old 10-16-2008, 12:56 PM   #5
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Get the latst PartedMagic CD

You can resize and Move partitions.

Resize /boot to about 500MB !

You will get a lot of freespace....make 2 partitions in say JFS and ext3 there.

Swap should be ~3GB in modern situations.

Gutsy uses UUids ...so 'move' may not be required at all.

Make a max of 3 primaries and any number of logical partitions within a extended partition
 
  


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