Increase size of ext3 filesystem WHILE MOUNTED

Jacques Duplessis jacques.duplessis at
Thu Dec 9 02:41:46 UTC 2004

Thank You Good news at last !
Do you know if we can get it to work on Enterprise 3.0 ?

-----Original Message-----
From: Theodore Ts'o [mailto:tytso at] On Behalf Of Theodore Ts'o
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 7:29 PM
To: Jacques Duplessis
Cc: ext3-users at
Subject: Re: Increase size of ext3 filesystem WHILE MOUNTED

On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 06:53:18PM -0500, Jacques Duplessis wrote:
> Hi,
>     We will have to go and use SuSE (30 servers) just because ext3 
> filesystem cannot be increase while the filesystem is mounted.

Actually, the latest 2.6 kernel and the latest Red Hat Fedora Core
distribution has an ext3 filesystem that can indeed support on-line resize.

						- Ted

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