Hui Shao

problem from resizing Ubuntu.vmx

Discussion created by Hui Shao on Apr 12, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 13, 2012 by Hui Shao

Working under virtual machine shipped with QSB DVD, virtual hardisk file Ubuntu.vmx quickly was ran out of disk space. Tried to resize the harddisk space by "virtual machin settings -> harddisk -> utilities -> expand" and got 20G more space in guest OS Ubuntu. However, after partition and formating it into ext4, it turns into READ ONLY after mount command.


What I did is:

$sudo mount -t ext4 /dev/sda3 /home/lucid/work


Plus if I go to modify /etc/mtab to add one more line similar to "/dev/sda1", it is gone after reboot.


Can anybody help on that? I would be ideal if I can re-size root partition directly.