I have a primary partition that is of type ext3 with a size of 40+ GB. I
would like to resize it so that I can have more control over space usage
Here is the "print" results from within parted.
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-57241.898 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
1 0.031 101.975 primary ext3 boot
2 101.975 1631.601 primary linux-swap
3 1631.602 57239.406 primary ext3
Here is the output of "df -h".
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda3 54G 4.8G 46G 10% /
/dev/hda1 99M 9.2M 85M ...