On 2005May31 14h05 IST, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Tue, 31 May 2005, Paul Collins wrote:
>> >Even if parted won't touch the filesystem, if you can get it to
> >relocate and expand the containing partition, you can use resize2fs
> >to expand the filesystem to use the new space.
>> Again, be very careful, from the resize2fs man page:
>> "When recreating the partition, make sure you create it
> ***with the same starting disk cylinder as before***! Otherwise,
> the resize operation will certainly not work, and you may lose
> your entire filesystem. "
>> I added emphasis with asterisks to make it clear. You would have to
> shift all the data back by 25GB, block by block, before you could run
> resize2fs.. (will parted do that?). You can only extend or reduce the
> *end* of an ext3 filesystem.
Hence my statement "if you can get it to *relocate* and expand the
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