online resize of ext3 possible?

Robert Walsh rjwalsh at
Mon Apr 19 20:47:53 UTC 2004

> > Is it possible to resize an ext3 filesystem while it's online?  
> Yes and no

I remember someone mentioning some new and improved mechanism for doing
online-resize some time back, but I haven't heard much about it since. 
It involved some changes to the ext3 format.  What was all that about? 
Has anything happened since?


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