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Re: resizing an ext3 partition



On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 11:05:24PM +0100, Sean Neakums wrote:
> commence  Joshua Daniel Franklin quotation:
> 
> > I'm getting ready to add some memory to a server running RH7.3 with
> > ext3. I'm going to need to add more space to the swap partition and
> > so I'll also need to resize an ext3 partition. I've seen some posts
> > by searching the list that the resize2fs should work fine, but the
> > man pages don't mention anything about ext3. Version is: resize2fs
> > 1.27 (8-Mar-2002)
> >
> > Has anyone actually done this, or should I turn off the journal and
> > then put it back after resizing?
> 
> I've done this a few times with ext3 LVM volumes.  Worked great.  I
> can't imagine the journal itself being an issue; it's just another
> file, after all.

Yes, there's no problem using resize2fs with ext3 volumes.

						- Ted





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