Quoting <Pine.LNX.4.33.0107232245270.10338-100000 at fogarty.jakma.org>
by Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie>:
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, David Murphy wrote:
>> > In this case, if the filesystem on that device can be grown
> > on-line, then that new disk can be utilised with minimal
> > disruption. Otherwise, I don't see how you can avoid a
> > backup/remake fs/restore cycle.
>> the fs doesn't matter at all. his disk just gets magically bigger,
> and he'll have extra space at the end of disk to partition and mkfs.
Certainly. However, if the fs is growable, that fs can be expanded to
use that space, presumably more conveniently, which was what I
understood to be the original question.
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