I have Windows and Arch Linux installed in my system. I plan to increase the size of my root partition by shrinking the home partition using GParted live USB. But there is a swap partition between my root and home partition. I thought of shrinking the home partition and adding space to the swap and then shrink the swap then add it to the root since the unallocated space must be adjacent to the one being resized. I am not sure whether this going to work.
When I did it, I deleted
swap and re-created:
swap does not rely on persistence, it is only using the cheapness / size of secondary storage.
I did have to change the
Reason to do it this way:
To avoid moving the big-ish swap partition (faster, not wear-out secondary storage device).