Subject: Re: resize_ffs (was: Re: JFS)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Perkin <email@example.com>
Date: 02/25/2003 20:24:50
* On 2003-02-25 at 19:41 GMT, Brian Chase wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 05:26:24PM +0100, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> > > I suspect that the FS has to be unmounted to be resized?
> > Yah, I think that applies with the FreeBSD growfs, too.
> But it doesn't apply to JFS under AIX or XFS under IRIX. I must
> admit, I found being able to grow both of those, live, rather handy on
> a couple of servers I've managed. In the case of XFS under IRIX, the
> xfs_growfs man page states that "the filesytem must be mounted to be
Solaris growfs also allows growing while the filesystem is mounted,
which we took advantage of over the weekend to upgrade our master
content server. However, it does write-lock the filesystem...
Thankfully, you're not forced to do it this way though, and can of
course grow an unmounted filesystem :-)
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