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Redhat resize Partition

First off, I'm an absolute newbie in Linux, but I've been tasked to automate the process of resizing a partition on RHEL 6.5. The server resides as a virtual machine in VMWare, and we are trying to ...
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Resizing Partitions on Live RHEL/cPanel Server

I've resized many partitions over the years on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X -- but always using a GUI. However, the time has come where the preset partition sizes my data center placed on my server ...
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Shrink a mounted LVM partition

I fear I already know the answer to this question, but here goes. I need to carve out a new partition on a running system. /var/ is mounted from an LVM volume (hdd1_vg-var) and has only 3% used disk ...
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What is the difference between the Linux and Linux LVM partition type?

Fdisk shows multiple partition types. What is the difference between choosing 83) Linux and 8e) Linux LVM? Choosing 83) Linux also works fine for using LVM, even creating a physical volume on ...
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1answer
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Different output by df and du [duplicate]

I have an old RHEL 5.5 Box, When I fire df -kh I see that /var is of 49 GB with 100 % usage. But then I go inside the /var cd /var and I fire du -kh I see that only total 300 MBs are used. I ...
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2answers
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Extending root partition of RHEL running on vSphere 5.1

I need to extend the root (/) partition of a RHEL linux. I know I can do this without too much difficulty by booting in rescue mode. The problem is : the RHEL is a virtual machine running in vSphere ...
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Filessystem sizing issues on root

I recently installed a VM version of Oracle Linux 6.3 and began installing applications for testing. I realized that the "/" mount is small and the "/home" mount is way oversized, See output below. ...
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Filesystem encryption settings during install?

I'm installing CentOS 6.1 on a server and exploring the encryption settings in combination with software RAID. Should I encrypt the drive partition, the software RAID device, or both? Should I ...
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CentOS / Redhat 6 Mount Encrypted Partition After Boot

I have an encrypted partition that I setup during install for CentOS 6 that I want to mount manually after boot. By default it prompts me for a password at boot time. I was able to get it to not ...
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Uninstalling old kernels from Redhat boot partition

Took over an older system and found that the /boot partition was 90% full. After some searching on the net I found that there are older kernels installed that's taking up disk space. Doing rpm -qa ...
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Install red hat on top of ubuntu

Currently i'm having ubuntu v.9.04 .I need to install red hat 4.4 along with it keeping ubuntu intact.The current partitioning information is.. Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, ...
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Reducing the size of an existing partition (Redhat 5)

How can I reduce the size of an existing LVM partition without screwing the data in there? What if that partition is the root (/) partition?
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How can I resize a LVM partition in Red Hat without lose of data?

My partition detail is like this /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 57G 8.8G 46G 17% / /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol05 259G 7.0G 239G 3% /home ...