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Re: Xfs partition "move" ?

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Xfs partition "move" ?
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 20 Dec 2001 13:29:05 -0600
Cc: pelux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Could you not use dmapi to do this? Just curious. 

On Thu, 2001-12-20 at 12:32, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 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
> 
> -- 
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.
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Coremetrics, Inc.
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