Change from small to a big size!!

Well the story is in My Computer I see
that / ext3 7.7GB small
and /home ext3 267.2GB Big.
I could do it and screw up,but better I ask one of you.

How can I make from 7.7GB to 150GB.:frowning:
Please ccould you be so kind and give me a hand;)

Thnx

Michael

:wink:

Size matters!
Guys are obsessed by it, women say they are not (but it’s a lie)
Your question however, is not clear. But it looks like you want to make root bigger taking from /home

You need to open a terminal go su and do:

fdisk -l

paste here

Im sorry it is not so clear Im try my best I can.:shame:

Ok, / if that is the root,yes I like it making bigger.

Few more Question is:

when I have to go to the root?
when I have to go to the su?

Is su and root the same?:wink:

open a terminal and go su and enter root password

then type

fdisk -l

The answer is:

S01060019dbbb4517:/home/MichaelKanada # fdisk-l
bash: fdisk-l: command not found
:open_mouth:

you did not do it correctly, you have no space after fdisk

fdisk -l

I try again, you got lots of patient like me rotfl!

Thnx again my friend.

Michael

S01060019dbbb4517:/home/MichaelKanada # fdisk-l
bash: fdisk-l: command not found

I did what you told me to do with no space between or what you say about to do that.
Make a ISO-Image from http://gparted.sourceforge.net/:confused:

Quote:
Size matters!
Guys are obsessed by it, women say they are not (but it’s a lie)

I got sick of it, have to tie the end to the ankle under the socks everytime I leave the house:shame:

Back to the topic. In opensuse 11.1 in yast if you want to edit/resize the partition, there is a bar where you can move it to left (decrease) or to the right (increase). I haven’t use this feature but I think if you see the bar adjuster is at its fullest meaning it reaches the right side end of the bar then it means the partition is no longer capable of increasing. Hope someone can explain this feature might help in the partition resizing.

rotfl! I know resize but I do not know how to do it in SUSE<:) and thank you for the tips,I hope is working.
I`ll be back and let every one know.:wink:

Copy and paste this to your terminal with the mouse:

fdisk -l

As ‘conram’ said. In the partitioner via Yast - You can resize partitions. But I wanted to see your disc layout with fdisk. The url you posted is no good, btw.

buddy as said above dont go for other tools.just use the ones available with you.
go to yast2/system/partitioner/
select the home partition and select resize option.now move the slider which makes free space for the / partition to grow.now after finishing select the / partition and select resize.now move the slider so that the free space (created from above) will be included into the / partition.
hope this helps.

On Sun February 1 2009 10:16 pm, 1michael1 wrote:

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> 1michael1;1937497 Wrote:
>> I try again, you got lots of patient like me rotfl!
>>
>> Thnx again my friend.
>>
>> Michael
>
> S01060019dbbb4517:/home/MichaelKanada # fdisk-l
> bash: fdisk-l: command not found
>
> I did what you told me to do with no space between or what you say
> about to do that.
> Make a ISO-Image from http://gparted.sourceforge.net/:confused:
>
>


su
fdisk -l

that is a lower case L not the numeral 1

P. V.
“We’re all in this together, I’m pulling for you.” Red Green

rotfl!rotfl! I was listen to you.The asnwer is:

Disk /dev/sda: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x4d2c4d2c

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 1019 8185086 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 1020 38913 304383555 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 1020 1528 4088511 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda6 1529 38913 300294981 83 Linux

Disk /dev/sdb: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x4d784d78

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 1 38912 312560608+ 7 HPFS/NTFS

:slight_smile: I went to yast and change partitioning with /home I try to resize the /home;

Error
The file system is currently mounted on /home.
It is not possible to resize the file system while it is mounted.
Unmount the file ssystem and try resizing.

I try to resize it and get that error.
Hmm is there a easy way to do it?
Im not that good with linux,Im sorry:’(
I don`t know

You can’t do it anyway because the space you want to use from /home is within an extended partition.

Is there we can do?
:open_mouth: should I reinstall it again hmmm I have lots of time:???:

You would have to start again:

However. !!!

/ (root) does not need to be massive - 20GB should be plenty and I would have thought your current 7.7GB was OK. I currently have a 20GB / but only use 5GB so far.
So - why do you want to make it so much bigger?

/home on the other hand - you may need plenty of space here.

Your current setup:

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 1019 8185086 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 1020 38913 304383555 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 1020 1528 4088511 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda6 1529 38913 300294981 83 Linux

Could be configured without creating an extended partition.

/dev/sda1 swap (as much as your RAM eg 2GB RAM = 2GB swap)
/dev/sda2 / 20GB
/dev/sda3 /home (all the rest)

Okay:
I like games .
Few days ago I went to yast_games and try to install85% of the games.There is lots of gams:O.
That sign. / was 99.5% full and give me trouble,only one way I have to reinstall SUSE11.1 yesterday again.

Thats all

keep any eye on /tmp

you should configure to have /tmp empty on restart

I`ll go :
Yast_cron_clear-temp_dirs-at_bootup after wards
Owner_to_keep_in_tmp
is that correct?