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Re: Bug#652275: Guided partitioning should not offer separate /usr, /var, and /tmp partitions; leave that to manual partitioning

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 02:38:11PM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 02:13:29PM +0100, Stig Sandbeck Mathisen wrote:
> > Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> writes:
> > 
> > > life's too short to spend time booting in single-user mode and
> > > resizing LVs.
> > 
> > That's probably why we now have online resizing of LVs and filesystems
> resize2fs, at least, only supports online resizing to make the filesystem
> larger, not smaller. It's not particularly useful for, say, the root
> filesystem.

FYI, the resize2fs proram does support shrinking off-line shrinking of
ext3 file systems.  It doesn't currently support off-line resizing of
ext4 file systems (just on-line growth), but that's something I
consider a bug that I just haven't had the time to get around to fix.


						- Ted

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