[TriLUG] Resizing ext3 partitions
Tom 'spot' Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Sep 17 16:33:46 EDT 2002
On Tue, 2002-09-17 at 16:25, Chris Knowles wrote:
> Gurus correct if I'm wrong...
> Isn't ext3 just ext2 with a journal file stapled on?
> You should be able to use an ext2 resize, and then re-establish the ext3
> tune2fs -j /dev/<device>
> That should take an existing ext2 and make it ext3...
If you do this, blow away the journal first. The reason parted only
moves the tail end of the partition is to protect the journal at the
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