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How to extend the SD card on your NavPi

How to Extend the SD card on your NavPi

This is based on the NavPi Written Tutorials series by NavTechServers.

Connect to the command line through SSH or with a keyboard and screen.

After that run:

sudo raspi-config

You’ll see the Raspberry Pi Software Configuration Tool (raspi-config) menu screen

Select option 7 – Advanced Options

Then select option A1Expand Filesystem

If successful, you’ll see the following message:

Root partition has been resized
The filesystem will be enlarged upon the next reboot

Use the arrow keys to make selections in the Config Tool menu

Select <Ok>

Select <Back>

Select <Finish>

Then reboot the PI

sudo reboot

Once back up and running, open the Terminal and enter the following:

df -h

You should now see the increased Size next to /dev/root in listed output

Example Output
/dev/root  (Size) 15G  (Avail) 5.9G (Use) 43% (Mounted on) /

Congrats, you have now successfully expanded your SD card.

Updated on July 20, 2018

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