Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD?
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(06-26-2018, 03:52 PM)pfeerick Wrote:
(06-26-2018, 03:31 PM)chadc Wrote: Does anyone have a clean solution for how to increase the size of the /boot partition on a Ubuntu Mate SD based image?

Issue: I'm trying to install updates and the free 35M (out of 50M) volume is insufficient for the requested 150M of space that Updater wants.

Ouch. What Image is that with... all the pine64 images as of 0.6.2 should have had a 100MB /boot volume. And was this for a 'normal' update? On a pine64 or pinebook?

I resized mine via Gparted on another linux system to 100MB (back when it was only 70M, meaning you couldn't run the system updater GUI at all.) To capture that USB SD adapter, you may want to checkout out the machine -> settings -> USB -> USB Device Filters section, and add that card reader to the filters. That should make it be automatically captured by the virtual OS when you insert the device, and minimizing the likelihood of the host OS playing silly buggers.

The Xenial image is named with the date of 20160528...This is for a Pine64 2GB. Yes, a normal update using the Mate GUI app.

Sounds like I either (a) try to start with a fresh image or (b) keep working to get the SD mounted on another system.
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Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by chadc - 06-26-2018, 03:31 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by pfeerick - 06-26-2018, 03:52 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by chadc - 06-26-2018, 10:33 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by chadc - 06-27-2018, 06:07 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by tazthecat - 07-19-2018, 12:49 AM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by pfeerick - 06-27-2018, 10:01 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by chadc - 06-27-2018, 10:59 PM
RE: Resize /Boot mmcblk0p1 on SD? - by goathunter - 08-24-2018, 01:23 PM

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