Re: Partition of 189GB gives with df 19 GB.
On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 12:33:03 -0500
Hal Vaughan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 January 2006 12:00 pm, Pascal Huisman wrote:
> > I made a partition on a new disk, sda1 with size of approx. 189 Gig.
> > But when I use df the size reported back, is 20 GB.
> > What I did which led to this is:
> > With partimage I copied a image from a different hdd (size 20GB) to a
> > bigger disk with a partition size of 189 GB.
> > After bootup it complained a bit and I was able to fix it with fsck
> > manually.
> > Everything seems to be alright, but I can't get past the 20 GB barrier
> > somehow.
> > How can I fix this next problem?
can't you use a partition tool to resize the partition? you can only see 20GB because you copied an IMAGE of a 20GB partition, so that's what you get.
> > Thx.
> > Pascal.
> I hope you get a more complete answer, but with PartImage, you also have to do
> something regarding superblocks or something similar, otherwise the OS sees
> only the copied over part.
> The long way, if you have an extra drive, is to copy the files over to another
> drive, reformat the big one, and copy back.
> I know there is some other fix because I asked about the same problem. If I
> remember, PartImage has a mailing list and if you search the archives, you
> can find the answer someone gave me. I would think a search for PartImage
> and terms like size or "partition size" would provide an answer. It may have
> a lot of false hits, but I remember the problem being specifically related to
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