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partition issues RESOLVED


On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 7:38 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 25 October 2017 at 17:30, Gary J. Kirkpatrick <garyartista at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 7:11 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> ...
> >> Did you shrink sda2 up to the start of the swap partition? If not then
> >> that was the cause. However there is no need for a swap partition
> >> anyway, use a swapfile instead. See
> >> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq
> >>
> > ...
> > I no longer have an sda2, just sda1 and swap.
>
> I know that, you said that after removing sda6 you were unable to make
> use of the space. I was asking whether you shrank sda2, if you did not
> then that is why you could not make use of the free space. Nothing to
> do with any small empty areas.
>
> Colin
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I erred in saying I do not have an sda2.

I deleted everything that was on sda2.  Then I only had an sda1 after
expanding sda1 to use the entire disk.  Then I added a swap, which gave me
an sda 2.

So I do not ever shrink the current sda2.  Does that clear it up?

garyk
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