Online ext3 resizing?

Justin Knierim lfs at
Sat Jul 3 03:27:59 PDT 2004

Ian Molton wrote:

>dont. just put root in a smaller partition of its own.
Thanks man.  That gave me an idea, and the problem is now solved.  I 
killed the swap partition, formated as ext2, copied root to it, 
rebooted, fdisked the big partition into two smaller, copied back and 
tada, finished.  :)  Thank god for swap partitions.  ;)

Justin R. Knierim
lfs at jrknierim dot de

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