[arch-general] Can I attach Windows partition space with home without reinstalling?

Junayeed Ahnaf nirjhor at outlook.com
Thu Sep 28 17:10:53 UTC 2017

Can you please explain what do you mean by before and after ?

On 09/28/2017 10:50 PM, Dmitry Yu. Nurislamov via arch-general wrote:
> If your Arch partition is *before* the Windows partition, you can just 
> delete
> that Windows one and either use GParted to resize the Arch partition
> (the easiest way) or, if you don't want to use it, delete the Arch 
> partition too
> with fdisk(8) etc. and create it again full-sized. This way you'll change
> the size of the partition. After that, you also need to resize the 
> file system.
> You can do this with resize2fs(8).
> Note that you'll need your root partition unmounted, so these steps
> need to be done from LiveCD.
> But if the Arch partition if *after* the Windows one, you can move
> your /home contents there (unmount it first, doesn't require using 
> LiveCD)
> and edit your fstab(5) accordingly.
> Good luck.
> 28.09.2017 21:21, Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general пишет:
>> Hello,
>> So I have arch installed on a 50GB space, I also have 400 GB  as a
>> windows partition, I want to know is there a way for me to delete that
>> windows drives and attach them with either / or /home so that I can use
>> them from Linux without reinstalling?
>> Thanks
>> N

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