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Old 08-23-2011, 03:21 PM   #1
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dsl partition help

I want to increase the partition size of /root in dsl how can i do that?

The output of the command are as follows:
#df -h
Filesystem Size Used Available
Use% Mounted on
/dev/root.old 2.9M 618.0k 2.3M
21% /
/dev/pts 1.6G 3.3M 1.6G 0% /dev/
/dev/sda2 51.7M 49.8M 0 100% /
/dev/cloop 122.6M 122.6M 0
/ramdisk 1.6G 2.7M 1.6G 0% /
unionfs 1.7G 125.3M 1.6G 7% /
unionfs 1.6G 3.3M 1.6G 0% /dev
unionfs 1.6G 3.3M 1.6G 0% /etc
unionfs 1.7G 125.3M 1.6G 7% /
unionfs 1.7G 125.3M 1.6G 7% /
unionfs 1.7G 125.3M 1.6G 7% /
unionfs 1.6G 2.7M 1.6G 0% /
/dev/sda1 1.8G 64.0k 1.8G 0% /
#fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 2021 MB,
2021593088 bytes
63 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1010
Units = cylinders of 3906 * 512 =
1999872 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id
/dev/sda1 1 982 1917845+ b
Win95 FAT32
/dev/sda2 * 983 1010 54684 83
I installed it on a usbflash drive.
Old 08-23-2011, 03:40 PM   #2
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please use code-tags in your post. As far as I can see, the Win95 partition is nearly empty. I'd recommend that you create one or more new partitons instead of the Win95 partition.

Afterwards reinstall the system on the new partitons, mount your old / (root) partition and copy your personal data into the new installation. If you do this, you may consider to create a swap-partition.

Could you please provide more information about the hardware of the computer, it seems quite old.

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Please don't create duplicate threads. It won't get you help any faster

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