increase size boot partition

Asked by Bill Walter on 2010-05-01

I am attempting to upgrade to v. 10 LTS and have received a notice that /boot needs 15.7MB additional or the
upgrade cannot proceed. I used sudo apt-get clean, emptied my trash and used the computer janitor to offload
unused/dated packages. However, I now need to increase the size of the /boot partition. Please point me in
the right direction.
Thanks,
Bill

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2010-05-02
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2010-09-02
WhiteRabbit (whiterabbit) said : #1

gparted do it

sudo apt-get install gparted

Bill Walter (n4dhp) said : #2

I have a logical volume and gparted does not support size changes for it

GParted can’t be used while the partition is mounted, i. e. if it is the one the system you are using right now is on.

You just have to use an Ubuntu live CD and run GParted from there to be able to resize the partition.

New to Ubuntu: read the Ubuntu Manual, it's very informative: http://ubuntu-manual.org/
Click on the "download Button" to download the latest PDF version.
The online help https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/index.html

Relax and fun:
http://planet.ubuntu.com/ and Full Circle Magazine http://fullcirclemagazine.org/

delance (olivier-delance) said : #5

Most of Ubuntu's people don't use LVM, but LVM is default to Fedora distribution. So it will probably more efficient to ask help at:
http://fedoraforum.org/

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