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Re: Running gparted from Live CD

Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> After installing F10 on my netbook I decided to reorganize the
> partitions to gain space for Fedora and reduce that available to
> Windows. I booted the Live CD (actually a Live USB pendrive) and used
> yum to install gparted on the running system.
> However gparted won't let me move the extended hd partition where I
> installed Fedora. It claims that "at least one" of the sub-partitions is
> mounted, but I can't see it listed under 'mount' and don't understand
> how it can be mounted if I'm running from the pendrive and haven't
> explicitly mounted it myself.
> Any thoughts?
> poc
> PS I also tried the live gparted download but it has video problems on
> this machine and is unusable.
Dumb question - do you have a swap partition on the extended
partition? The live-CD may be using it if you do. Try running
"swapon -s".


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