LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-29-2002, 02:29 AM   #1
rsnambiar
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: India , Mumbai
Distribution: RedHat 7.1
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
How to change partition size


Hello,

I installed RedHat Linux 7.2 on my pc. Now I want increase the size of my swap partition by reducing the size some other partition. How can I do that without disturbing the data in the partition which one I am reducing..

Thanks in advance

Last edited by rsnambiar; 01-29-2002 at 02:52 AM.
 
Old 01-29-2002, 07:43 AM   #2
trickykid
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,133

Rep: Reputation: 197Reputation: 197
easiest way is third party software.. but depending on where swap is, like at the beginning of the drive, good luck... your better off just creating a folder and using it as swap space...( mkswap /swap or whatever directory you create for it. ) how big is your swap ?? is there any reason you need it bigger if its already over 100 megs ?? How much ram do you currently have ??
 
Old 01-29-2002, 08:33 PM   #3
rsnambiar
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: India , Mumbai
Distribution: RedHat 7.1
Posts: 8

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Hi

While installing Linux I was having 256MB RAM so I allocated 256MB for swap space but later my server's RAM increased to 1250 MB. Can u give some details of third party freeware that is available...



Last edited by rsnambiar; 01-29-2002 at 08:37 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Change partition size after installation Swakoo Linux - Newbie 4 07-29-2005 02:37 AM
Total partition size - User partition size is not equals to Free partition size navaneethanj Linux - General 5 06-14-2004 12:55 PM
change partition size paulserjeant Linux - Software 2 05-22-2004 03:26 AM
change swap partition size? jamaso Linux - General 4 07-03-2002 09:46 AM
change partition size dynamically kodiakmook Linux - General 3 01-07-2002 02:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:12 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration