Wouldn't it be easier just to re-install and delete/re-create the partitions? Failing that you can boot from the livecd and change the size of the swap partition with gparted partition editor. Not sure what you mean by the rest of your post.
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.
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