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Resize partitions used in Debian software RAID 1 mirror

I have a simple RAID1 setup with a few drives. I've realised that one of the partitions is not aligned to a cylendar boundary and I'm concerned that this is a bad thing that will cause me grief at ...
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Duplicate partition table in (Debian) Linux

A disk failed in a software RAID array and I'm trying to replace it. I've done this before without a hitch but this time I'm getting an error when trying to duplicate the partition table. I'm using ...
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Linux Debian Primary Partition (/) of Server Full, How to Make space for it

How do I safely free some space on my root filesystem? df says: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 9.7G 9.2G 0 100% / tmpfs 3.9G 0 ...
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How to install a Debian on the remote Server with running Debian alreadz?

There are many tutorials (e.g. the main I think: D.3. Installing Debian GNU/Linux from a Unix/Linux System), how to install a new Debian from one another. But they all sounds for me like you need a ...
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Ubuntu Server - Screwed up partition table?

So I think I've screwed my Ubuntu server after using PING (it's a tool like Norton Ghost) to try and create a backup image. Basically the system got to an unbootable state just with the grub ...
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Resize Debian in VirtualBox [closed]

I have a VM with one HD of size 3GB and I'd like to enlarge its HD to 7GB. So I execute this command on the host (while guest is shutdown): VBoxManage modifyhd debian.vdi --resize 7168 Then I run ...
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having problems expanding the space of one partition on a disk

I currently have a VM which has 50 GB of space. I increased it to 100 GB and booted the Ubuntu Live CD. I did the following Deleted the partition /dev/vda1 Readded it with all blocks resize2fs ...
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How to move /var to another existing partition?

I have a / partition which contains /var and is too small. I have another existing partition with enough space. Here is my df: File system Size. Occ. Avai. %Ful. Monté sur /dev/sda1 ...
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Setup grub2 on a GPT software raid 3 TB HDD

I like to setup grub2 on a GPT softare raid 3 TB HDD. Number Start (sector) End (sector) Size Code Name 1 2048 1050623 512.0 MiB FD00 Linux RAID 2 ...
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Proper way to remap a partition to a new disk?

I currently run a webserver running Debian. I have a 1GB disk with a single ext4 partition mapped to / and an 8GB disk with a single ext4 partition mapped to /var/www. The 1GB disk is at 70% full ...
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Is it possible to repartition a running Debian system without losing data

We need to resize the partition that is mounted to /var on a running machine. The only way to access it is via SSH, so live CD is not an option for us. Can we repartition the file system without ...
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Unpartition Hard Drive Debian [closed]

just wondering how I can unpartition a hard drive under debian. i recently partitioned it using cfdisk /dev/sdb and would like to revert what I did. Thanks
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Debian root partition resizing

I just noticed that the root partition of my not-so-long-ago configured server is only 5gb thats not much seeing as i allready use 4gb and still need to install a lot of things... i was foolish ...
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Ext4 partition bigger than 2TB?

Is there a way to make partition bigger than 2 TB on ext4 file system ?? Im trying to do that on debian but get message Partition size can not exceed 2TB ...
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Linux - Best file system for /var/log partition? [closed]

I am under Debian Squeeze 6.0. What is the best file system for the /var/log partition, and why ?
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Debian - What is the purpose of splitting root folder into separate partitions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sell partitioning to me Actually, my whole / folder is into a single partition. So what is the purpose of putting, for instance, the /var/log folder or the /home folder ...
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HDD Partitionning on a live system under Debian and ext3

I have my server running under Debian using ext3. All the whole root is into a single main partition on a single hard drive. I would like to create a second ext3 partition on the same hard drive. So ...
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Monitor partition size on Debian

How can I monitor my /backups partition on my Debian-Lenny box? I have sendmail and I would like to receive an email when my partition gets over, for instance, 80% of its total size.
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Adding a new HDD into a Debian box and partition it

I have a Debian Squeeze 6.0 box running an SVN hosting service all in a single HDD. I have this important folder that I would want to transfer to the new HDD: /backups For the moment, this folder ...
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1answer
405 views

Emulating the default Ubuntu partitioning scheme

When I install Ubuntu and tell it to use the first full disk, it creates the following partitions, numbered 1 and 5: sda1 / sda5 swap When I create two partitions manually, the partitions are ...
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Resize /var partition on a remote system (Linux Debian Lenny)

At a server that I only have access via ssh and vnc to (which means no booting from a "live" CD/DVD is possible), I would like to shrink the partition assigned to /var (in order to free some space for ...
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Resize debian /tmp partition

My /tmp partition keeps running out of space on a very large SQL query. How can I make the /tmp partition bigger? Thanks Tom EDIT: Here are the outputs from the requested commands blkid ...
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Accidently created a partion table (GParted)

I've been tinkering with the Debian side of my dual boot XP/Linux system. Whilst trying to mount a drive so I get get at the .deb wireless files on my external hard drive, (using Gparted) I managed ...
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Can I repartition/reconfigure Debian to use extra disk space without wiping everthing?

I installed Debian inside a Virtual Machine on my mac using WMWare Fusion using the default settings (8gig harddrive space) but it's now full. I've upped the disk allowance in the VWWare settings but ...