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Resize partition

asked 2016-08-06 18:51:48 -0500

MysteriesofPsytrance gravatar image

Hi guys, first, sorry for bad english. xD

I'm trying to resize the "main" partition, but it have an Minimum Size, I can resize only 4MBs. I've tried to use Gparted Live, but not works too.

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Olha amigo,

If /dev/sda6 is where your root partition is located, and you currently booted that system, it's not a good idea to a live-resize. You need to boot a live image, then resize your partitions while they are offline.

Moreover, GParted, as far as I know, is not very good at dealing with LVM2 volumes. You may want to try blivet-gui from Fedora repositories - but also with an offline filesystem.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-08-06 21:37:08 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-08-06 19:23:19 -0500

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updated 2016-08-06 19:24:21 -0500

I don't know just what you're trying to do, but from what your first image shows your entire /dev/sda6 is in use except for tiny bits of space left between the partitions for technical reasons. Currently, your main partition is almost 464 GB in size. If that's not enough for you, your best bet is to install a second drive and use it for whatever data won't currently fit.

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answered 2016-08-07 01:28:14 -0500

MysteriesofPsytrance gravatar image

I need to resize this partition to create a dual boot fedora os and win 10.

Already I researched enough but I have no notion of how to do

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Start a Fedora Live System, start the program called Blivet-Gui (blivet-gui) and then resize on of the partitions in your LVM2 volume, and then the LVM2 volume itself.

If you search ask.fedora, you will find the same question with answers several times..

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-08-08 09:30:32 -0500 )edit

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