[TriLUG] using parted to change the size of a loop mounted filesystem

Joseph Mack NA3T jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Mar 16 21:43:16 EDT 2012

On Fri, 16 Mar 2012, Robert Dale wrote:

> Are you sure you used dd with seek=100 to grow?

well I thought I had it right, but now knowing that the file 
with the extra 0x00's should still be seen as the original 
file, on repeating the procedure, it works as you show it 
does. Beats me what happened.

> # mkfs.ext3 foo.part
> ...
> # mount foo.part /mnt

how did you get this to run without the "-o loop"?

Thanks. This has been most informative

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