On Thu, 2001-12-20 at 13:29, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> Could you not use dmapi to do this? Just curious.
Dmapi is at a totally different level than this, dmapi is about being
able to intercept calls on a file and do things like fetch the contents
from other storage.
There may be a partition editing tool which is capable of moving things
around, partition magic or something like that.
> 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.
> Austin Gonyou
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