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Re: Resize journal on root filesystem



On Fri, 4 Oct 2002 13:19:26 -0400, "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso mit edu> said:
> > Add the tune2fs command to rc.sysinit before the root filesystem fsck is
> > run, then reboot the machine remotely.
> 
> What I'd recommend is to create the ability for rc.sysinit to run a
> one-shot script.  I.e.,
> 
> if [ -x /etc/rc.oneshot ] ; then
> 	. /etc/rc.oneshot
> fi
> 
> Then in /etc/rc.oneshot, do something like this:
> 
> #!/bin/sh
> tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/hdXXXX
> tune2fs -j -J size=XXX /dev/hdXXXX
> rm -f /etc/rc.oneshot
> reboot
> 
> After you make these sorts of changes to the root filesystem, even
> though it's mounted read-only, you really do want to reboot
> immediately.  Hence the need for doing it as a rc script that only is
> run once.
> 
Thanks to you both. In hindsight, I feel a bit stupid for not thinking of
this... gotta love hindsight... ;-)





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