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Re: Running gparted from Live CD

On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 17:32 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> 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".

That was it. I turned off swapping and it's working like a dream.

Many thanks.


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