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My DELL laptop having 500 GB hard-disk, I plan to install dual OS in it, So I re-size the disk using Gparted and my primary OS is Ubuntu 12.10. While resizing my disk, its displays an error only four primary partition u can partition size. Please find the link for screen shot of my partition details.

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In additionally one partition with 8GB of Linux swap is already i deleted accidentally so the disk is now possibly to re-sized for creating a sda4 for another OS. Now when i boot my primary OS UBUNTU i am facing a small error that "Uaaa-ssdds-------" is missing wait for mounting automatically or S for Skip or M for manually mounting.

How to solve this problem I i need to recreate a Linux Swap.

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How much RAM you have ? Read some answers here that might help you to take a decision. As for the 4 primary partitions problem, the solution is here also. –  NikTh Jul 31 '13 at 0:58
I am having 4GB RAM. thanks I will try your help... –  Nachiappan R Aug 2 '13 at 1:46

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If you have 4GB or more RAM, I would say you most likely don't really need a SWAP partition. If you have less, I would recommend to have one.

As for the warning, you can simply remove the line of the swap partion from /etc/fstab, and it won't show up again.

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mine in 4GB, how to remove the line or avoid this warning. –  Nachiappan R Jul 31 '13 at 18:22
open up /etc/fstab, you will find a similar line: /dev/hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0. Delete this line and save the file. That's it! –  meskobalazs Jul 31 '13 at 19:37
Thanks for your help –  Nachiappan R Aug 3 '13 at 16:11

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