[K12OSN] Help, need more space on ext3 partition

Rob Owens robowens at myway.com
Fri Dec 3 11:34:35 UTC 2004

I don't know how to increase the partition size, but you could easily move some of the directories in / to their own partitions.  I'd start with /tmp and /var.  That will free up space in /


 --- On Thu 12/02, Guy-Michel Lessard < GLessard at cegepoutaouais.qc.ca > wrote:
From: Guy-Michel Lessard [mailto: GLessard at cegepoutaouais.qc.ca]
To: k12osn at redhat.com
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 13:19:01 -0500
Subject: [K12OSN] Help, need more space on ext3 partition

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<DIV>My root (/) partition is very full and the students could not get logged in. I purged some files and got 50MB of free space.</DIV>
<DIV>There is and </DIV>
<DIV>I have 3GB root(/), 2GB(/home), 256MB swap and 7GB of free space on the disk in that order.</DIV>
<DIV>I moved the swap partition out of the way to the end so as to move /home partition but then Qtparted et Partition Magic does'nt  want to redimension or move ext3. I looked up Qtparted homepage and it states that i cant move or resize Ext2 and 3.</DIV>
<DIV>1- Does someone know how to increase this partition?</DIV>
<DIV>2- I remenber having seen something about adding a partition so as to increase a existant linux partition, has someone seen or used this? </DIV></BODY></HTML><p>_______________________________________________<br>K12OSN mailing list<br>K12OSN at redhat.com<br>https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn<br>For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>

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