Subject: Re: resize_ffs (was: Re: JFS)
To: Brian Chase <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/25/2003 13:11:33
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Brian Chase wrote:

[BC: But it doesn't apply to JFS under AIX or XFS under IRIX.  I must admit,
[BC: I found being able to grow both of those, live, rather handy on a couple
[BC: of servers I've managed.  In the case of XFS under IRIX, the xfs_growfs
[BC: man page states that "the filesytem must be mounted to be grown."
[BC: I can't imagine why that must be the case.

Under AIX/JFS, they can be grown live, but they must be unmounted
to shrink them.  Go figure.

[BC: -brian.
NetBSD: Hackers tested, mom approved.