Help expanding Olimex 4GB Image to 32GB SD card

Started by Corndork2, February 19, 2013, 05:59:52 pm

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Corndork2

Hello everyone!

Thanks in advance for all the help and contributions that everyone has offerred on this forum.

I currently am using the 4GB R15 image provied on the Olimex site. Its 4GB as many of you know.

However, I have a 32GB SD Card. Can anyone tell me how to expand this 4GB image to the entire card? Id like my / partition to be larger than 3.7GB and would ideally like it to take the remainder of my 32GB cards free space.

Thanks!

Corndork2

It looks like I'll be able to accomplish this with gparted

I used this FAQ: http://www.embeddedarm.com/support/faqs.php?item=1

My partition is "growing" now. I'll let you all know how it goes :)

jwischka

Quote from: Corndork2 on February 19, 2013, 06:10:54 pm
It looks like I'll be able to accomplish this with gparted

I used this FAQ: http://www.embeddedarm.com/support/faqs.php?item=1

My partition is "growing" now. I'll let you all know how it goes :)


You can also use fdisk in concert with resize2fs.


drspastic

you will find that space is sucked up fast as you experiment, i ran out of space after a bit of compiling on my card but i installed bleachbit and run it from sudo startx. it freed up 4gb from my 8 gb card without error.