Disk Partiotioning

C. Linus Hicks lhicks at nc.rr.com
Mon Nov 22 17:09:05 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 10:47 -0600, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> That was my second mistake ;-) I didn't use LVM... The way I saw it is, 
> since I only have one HD, why should I need LVM? Now, from your post, it 
> seems that LVM has advantages even for single HD, is that right?
> 
> By the way, since I didn't use LVM, and wat to increase the size of / 
> (root) taking space from /home, am I just screwed?

Not necessarilly, it depends mostly on your partition layout. What
partitions have you defined - please give device (disk) names and mount
points.

If you are in a situation where you can either temporarily delete a
partition after having backed it up, or shrink an existing one to create
a new one, then you should have some options available to you.

Do a "man resize2fs" and read that.

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C. Linus Hicks <lhicks at nc.rr.com>




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