> On Tue, 31 May 2005, Stephen Horgan wrote:
>>> I have a 250GB disk with two partitions: hdc1 (/backup - ext3 - RAID1)
>> 12GB and hdc2 (/data - ext3) is 210GB.
>>> The problem is there's a gap of ~25GB between the two partitions. I'd
>> to expand /data into this extra space. Parted will not resize hdc2
>> it's ext3; anyone know how I could increase hdc2 to use the free space
>> without loosing any data?
>> If the 25GB is in between 1 and 2 and you want to /extend/ 2, how do
> you propose to achieve that? (you can only extend filesystems, least
OK rephrased: I want to grow the partition _down_ into the free 25GB, then
resize the filesystem.
>> Disk geometry for /dev/hdc: 0.000-239372.437 megabytes
>> Disk label type: msdos
>> Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
>> 1 0.031 12997.902 primary ext3 raid
>> 2 38154.375 239366.931 primary ext3
>> output of:
>> fdisk -l /dev/hdc
Disk /dev/hdc: 251.0 GB, 251000193024 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30515 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdc1 1 1657 13309821 fd Linux raid autodetect
/dev/hdc2 4865 30515 206041657+ 83 Linux
> Another possibility is to just create a 3rd partition with that 25GB.
That's the easy way out ;-)
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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