View Full Version : [ubuntu] Unmount before repartitioning?
December 15th, 2008, 01:16 PM
Do i have to unmount my hard disk before repartitioning?:confused:
December 15th, 2008, 01:17 PM
Yes, you need to unmount it - you can't modify a mounted partition.
December 15th, 2008, 01:24 PM
Are you sure? I'm saying unmount the partition Linux runs (i'm editing my partition on Linux too).:confused:
December 15th, 2008, 01:27 PM
Yes, I'm sure. You can't modify a mounted partition and if you could you probably wouldn't like the results too much ;)
Between this and your other thread you need a gparted live CD - you can get one here -
December 15th, 2008, 03:30 PM
96473 Is it safe to click unmount now (i'm running Ubuntu and the drive right clicked on is the Ubuntu partition):confused:
December 15th, 2008, 03:33 PM
No, it is not safe to unmount the partition. As has been mentioned earlier, burn a gparted live CD and boot from that.
December 15th, 2008, 03:36 PM
Thanks for your time wizard1000!:lolflag:
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