Blank Screen on Boot

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Husse
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Re: Blank Screen on Boot

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Boot into Recovery mode
Use the Xfix option there (default is good for all answers)
Should do it
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Re: Blank Screen on Boot

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If you can't change the size of a partition it is generally because of (one or several) of three causes
1) There is no room - it borders to another partition and you have to move that partition - can be done but is to be avoided - takes long time and has a risk for data loss
2) The partition is locked (you see a key in gparted) - that is not the case for swap though
3) Swap is inside an extended partition that is locked - as long as any logical partition is mounted the extended is locked
You may have to do it from the live CD
If you want to hibernate swap must be large enough for your RAM to fit inside -apart from that I would say that with 2 GB RAM any size will do in most cases (with Vista it's another matter :))
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