I have created
security onion vm a distribution based on
ubuntu in vmware work station with
52GB Hard disk space. But
fdisk command shows me more space than I have allocated.
It shows 55.8 which I dont know it came from.
Now I want to increase the root partition in guest OS for which I used fdisk utility after expanding it in VMware (now 55GB, again I am seeing 59.1). Following this link (till setp 7) I created a new partition, as can be seen below
aneela@aneela-virtual-machine:~$ sudo fdisk /dev/sda Command (m for help): p Disk /dev/sda: 59.1 GB, 59055800320 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7179 cylinders, total 115343360 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x0002da52 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 2048 106954751 53476352 83 Linux /dev/sda2 106956798 109049855 1046529 5 Extended /dev/sda3 106954752 106956797 1023 8e Linux LVM /dev/sda5 106956800 109049855 1046528 82 Linux swap / Solaris
However there is something wrong as all sectors mentioned by
fdisk are not in use as the last sector in use is 109049855 and I have more than that. Are others sectors not in use or what? How can I include missing sectors so that I could expand to full capacity as after that I would simply merge partitions for which there are plenty of links available.