Resize ext3 Partition
james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 22 22:52:12 UTC 2005
Shane Archer wrote:
> I took a look at this, and it seems to be a good solution, *except* that my
> root partition (containing /sbin, etc) is the one I want to resize:
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda3 4482820 3768508 486592 89% /
> /dev/sda2 101086 7923 87944 9% /boot
> none 128028 0 128028 0% /dev/shm
> I am assuming that once I execute umount /dev/sda3, I will no longer be
> able to use /sbin/tune2fs or /sbin/e2fsck (or maybe anything at all; I've
> never tried unmounting the root partition).
It's probably best to do this from the rescue CD, yes. You might be able
to do it by booting into single user mode and making sure / is mounted
in read-only mode.
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