Re: repartition on the fly?
On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 04:48:25PM -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> a server I've just inherited has just a single 75 gig non-swap
> partition (about 70 gigs free) ;
> I'd like to repartition it, with a minimum of downtime. Are there any
> tools that will either repartition, or at least confine the filesystem
> to a part of an existing partition, without shutting the system down?
> I imagine the answer's likely to be no...
If I understand correctly, you want to resize your mounted root
filesystem. Whether you can do this depends what filesystem you're
using, check out: