Merge seperate partition into '/'

Filesystem                          1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/fedora-root              11129456  10539952      1116 100% /
devtmpfs                              2779656         0   2779656   0% /dev
tmpfs                                 2787144       344   2786800   1% /dev/shm
tmpfs                                 2787144       996   2786148   1% /run
tmpfs                                 2787144         0   2787144   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs                                 2787144        24   2787120   1% /tmp
/dev/sda4                              487652    104087    353869  23% /boot
/dev/mapper/fedora_michael--hp-home 889098308 287129660 556781988  35% /home
/dev/sr0                              4523446   4523446         0 100% /run/media/ssadvorian/LXFDVD175
/dev/sda5                              487652    140002    317954  31% /run/media/ssadvorian/f8afe38a-728a-46f6-9a0c-d82b642d9fd4
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KonfigurationKingAuthor Commented:
I am trying to merge /dev/sda5 into the root partition. Please assist
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farzanjCommented:
You can use GParted to resize partitions.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/display-doc.php?name=moving-space-between-partitions


Also issue these commands
pvs
vgs
lvs
pvscan
vgscan
lvmdiskscan
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
You are only looking at about 140MB - why not just do a tar copy? Be sure not to copy lost+found/
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KonfigurationKingAuthor Commented:
TAR copy how will that solve the problem of merge  the file system?
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farzanjCommented:
You didn't give the output of above commands.  You appear to have LVM.  I need to know the exact situation.
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KonfigurationKingAuthor Commented:
could you tell me what commands I need to display to give a better picture for solution?
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
/dev/sda5 is tiny compared with /home and /. I suggest you copy the contents of that drive to wherever you want them to be in the file system. That completes the integration - you can re-use sda5 as swap or for any other purpose.
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KonfigurationKingAuthor Commented:
what is the "tmpfs  " what does that mean?
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
tmpfs is a file system type which resides wholly within RAM, except that pages may be swapped out. It's described in Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt in your Linux source tree. In case you don't have Linux source online, I attach a copy of tmpfs.txt.
tmpfs.txt
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