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To: 'Russell Cattelan' <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: AW: resizing xfs
From: Christian Guertler <christian.guertler@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 10:37:30 +0100
Cc: "'linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx'" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Thanks for the answer, but it is still not clear to me.
The size of  the partiton is 1024143 blocks, each 4K (in summary 4GB). Is
this the maximum? Which max size can the partition handle? Is 1024143 blocks
my maximum?


> Christian Guertler wrote:
> 
> > Hi;
> >
> > does anyone know, howto enlarge a partition with xfs-filesystem?
> > xfs_growfs says, that "data-size is too large, maximum is 1024143" after
> > "xfs_growfs -D 1024500 /test_xfs" for example.
> >
> > These are the data after "xfs_growfs -n /test_xfs"
> > meta-data=/test_xfs              isize=256    agcount=8, agsize=128018
> blks
> > data     =                       bsize=4096   blocks=1024143, imaxpct=25
> >          =                       sunit=0      swidth=0 blks, unwritten=0
> > naming   =version 2              bsize=4096
> > log      =internal               bsize=4096   blocks=1200
> > realtime =none                   extsz=65536  blocks=0, rtextents=0
> >
> > But there is enough space on my disk (it is a disk with 30 GB, now 3
> > partitions each 4 GB)
> > Do I have to build an new partition with ext2 and do I have to use lvm
> or
> > does it work without lvm, too? The man-page on xfs_growfs is not really
> > clear for me.
> 
> What is the size of your partition?
> You are probably requesting a size larger than the partition can handle.
> The max size for any XFS file system basic block size 512 rounded down to
> the
> nearest
> file system block size in this case (and all case at the moment) 4k.
> 
> Simply running xfs_growfs </mntpt> should expand the file system to the
> max
> available
> for that partition.
> 
> 
> 
> >
> > Sincerly
> > Christian Gürtler

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