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Re: Ext2 as a root filesystem: any contraindication?

On 4 April 2014 14:18, Greg Troxel <gdt%ir.bbn.com@localhost> wrote:
> Ottavio Caruso <ottavio2006-usenet2012%yahoo.com@localhost> writes:

>> Unless somebody can suggest a realtively way to resize a ffs/ffs2 partition.
> man resize_ffs :-)

A couple of problems with that:

     Doesn't currently support shrinking FFSv2 file systems

Is it still so?


     resize_ffs resizes a file system.

My understanding is that resize_ffs resize a partition within the bsd
slice, not the whole MBR partition. I thought that "fdisk -u" would
have done the job.

3) It's not relatively easy.


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