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Re: Xfs partition "move" ?

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Xfs partition "move" ?
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 20 Dec 2001 13:35:54 -0600
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, pelux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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I see..I was thinking more along the lines of moving a partition from
one disk to another. 

Perhaps LVM or EVMS snapshots would do the trick?


On Thu, 2001-12-20 at 13:31, Steve Lord wrote:
> 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.
> 
> Steve
> 
> > 
> > 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
> > Systems Architect, CCNA 
> > Coremetrics, Inc.
> > Phone: 512-698-7250
> > email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  
> > "Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a
> > great store of gold."
> > Ecclesiastes, Aprocrypha
> -- 
> 
> Steve Lord                                      voice: +1-651-683-3511
> Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software         email: lord@xxxxxxx
-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA 
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-698-7250
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 
"Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a
great store of gold."
Ecclesiastes, Aprocrypha

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