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Re: Xfs partition "move" ?

To: pelux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Xfs partition "move" ?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 20 Dec 2001 12:32:46 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200112201855.fBKIt4X16354@oss.sgi.com>
References: <200112201855.fBKIt4X16354@oss.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 2001-12-20 at 11:56, Stefano Peluchetti wrote:
> I need to "move" phisically the xfs root partition to the first block of my 
> hd to ba able to enlarge it and cover all the available space.
> As now the partition starts after 4GB i can' t engrow it to the full size of 
> my hd (43GB) .
> How could i do? 
> Do i need a second HD?

Yes.  (Or tape, or...)

growfs only grows on the end of a filesystem, you can't grow the
beginning backwards...

-Eric

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Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.


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