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Expanding ext3 /usr partition safely with minimal downtime

I have inherited a Centos 5.5 server provided by Softlayer. My /usr partition is filling up, and I can't see any quick wins by deleting cruft. It looks like the sheer number of cpanel accounts is 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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How to extend an ext4 partition and filesystem?

I have a 400GB disk with a 320GB ext4 partition. I would like to grow the ext4 partition to use the left space (80GB of free space). +--------------------------------+--------+ | ext4 ...
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Resize/extend partition size CentOS

Im tasked to resize a partition on a remote server. I've read up on it and understand that i'll need unmount and use resize2fs /dev/sdato expand the partition size. Can someone please help me unmount ...
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How to resize LVM group wheen 4 partitions already in system?

Centos, I have already expanded Virtual disk in Vmware, now i need to add additional space to LVM Group but most tutorials out there are saying to create new partition and add it to LVM. Since there ...
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how to resize ufs partition on linux

is there a way to resize a lvm partition after processing dd command? /dev/vg0/disk1 is 1G /dev/vg0/disk2 is 5G after a dd partition, the size of /dev/vg0/disk2 become 1G. dd if=/dev/vg0/disk1 ...
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resize root partition without using live cd and lvm [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do partitions needed to be unmounted when resizing a partition? I want to know if it is possible to resize an existing root partition without using live cd. The server ...
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Resizing a parition on a virtual disk in Window Server 2003

The virtual disk in question is 400 GB, with an 80 GB C partition and a 320 GB D partition. If the virtual disk is resized to 500 GB, is it possible to extend the C partition into the new space?
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Shrink the size of LVM volume

I'm trying to shrink the size of Logical Volume --- Logical volume --- LV Name /dev/vg_linuxph53/lv_home VG Name vg_linuxph53 LV UUID ...
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Expand root partition without LVM

I've got free unpartitioned space which I'd like to use to expand my root partition. The server runs under Debian Squeeze and I'm administrating it with no GUI. How can I do that? Do I need the free ...
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Resizing this particular partition, Mac OS [closed]

I am currently running on Apple Mac OSX Lion 10.7 (11A480b) and I am trying to resize my partitions on the disk for one of our servers. I already downsized a previous installation of Mac OSX Lion ...
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Resizing swap partition (RHEL 5.x)

Following is how parted print looks like: (parted) print Model: VMware Virtual disk (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 26.8GB Sector size ...
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Cloning & resizing Server 2003 partitions with gparted, some questions

Ok, so the situation I have is this. I've got a couple of Dell PowerEdge 2950's that are running out of drive space on the boot volume, they have a perc 5/i hardware Raid Controller. I've bought 4 ...
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How can I extend the partition size without booting to the partition

I'm looking for a way to extend a partition size from about 120g to 500g. The partition is currently in sysprep mode - I'm not wanting to boot to the partition as it needs to stay in sysprep mode. ...
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1answer
810 views

Resize LVM after cloning disk

I have cloned a 160Gb disk onto a 1TB disk. See here for the exact details. Clone ubuntu linux hard disk I want the use the entire disk. How do i get the volume to use the whole disk. There where ...
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resize partition hfs ntfs

Is there any tool available to grow a primary NTFS partition at the expense of an adjacent HFS partition ? (like in the image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/9kRXf.png Thank you
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Resize Ubuntu Linux system to smaller disk inside VMware ESXi

I have several Ubuntu Linux virtual machines running on VMware ESXi hosts that have all been allocated disks much larger than their required capacity. As space is now becoming an issue on our SAN, I'd ...
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Root partition full? CentOS

I'm running CentOS 5.4 and my / is full. I wanted to install gparted but in order to do that I must install Priorities and it's when I get an error saying / is full so I can't go forward. Here's some ...
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How do I resize the partition of my guest Ubuntu OS in a VMware Fusion VM?

I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 in a VM in VMware Fusion 3.0. I understand how to resize the hard disk (Fusion makes that easy with a GUI). But how do I resize the partition in Ubuntu? mount -l tells me: ...
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Recover from power outage during ntfsresize?

After upgrading disks on our local server, I was using the "Parted Magic" boot disk along with gparted to move & resize an NTFS partition. I believe it uses the 'ntfsresize' tool internally. ...
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How can I resize a regular (non-LVM) partition?

Sorry for my poor English, I hope you will understand me. A month ago I set up a Ubuntu server with a 500GB HDD, while installing the system I created regular, non-LVM, partitions - here's their ...
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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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How do I restore a partimage image to a smaller drive?

Without thinking, I made a partimage image of a ~1TB ext3 partition, which only actually contained about 2GB of data, so gzipped down to that size. I then wiped it and used it for something else. I'd ...
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Does a resize of a partition typically stretch the existing size of the used space on your file system?

On a dual boot system (Vista/Jaunty) I wanted to take some unallocated space and enlarge my ext3 partition. Upon doing so I noticed that the disk check that runs from parted kept failing at the end ...
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How to resize a HFS+ Partition?

I am about to upgrade the hard disk of my MacBook. (From 60GB to 320GB, which I know is below the limit of 500GB). I was both able to install an OS X on the new drive and also to transfer the old ...
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Open source applications for resizing drive partitions [closed]

I am looking for open source applications that will allow resizing hard drive partitions. I have used partition magic in the past but am looking for open source free applications that can handle this ...