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Re: Increase size of ext3 filesystem WHILE MOUNTED



On Dec 10, 2004  03:12 +0100, Frank wrote:
> How can i resize a ext3 FS without a LVM. A simple mounted ext3 FS. In
> this worst case Scenario i would try to spend the root Partition maybe
> 200MB. Is this possible online ?
> 
> /dev/hda1              2972236   2322832    495988  83% /
> /dev/hda3            111791952  90501492  15611888  86% /mnt/hda3
> /dev/hdd1             59106972    655884  55448544   2% /mnt/hdd1

Use "GNU parted" to resize while unmounted.  Sorry, but it isn't possible
to do filesystem resizing while mounted if the underlying container
(DOS partitions in this case) is not also resizable safely.  Sure you
can rewrite the partition table, but that doesn't move the data.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://members.shaw.ca/adilger/             http://members.shaw.ca/golinux/

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