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Re: New to Linux - Filesystem formatting.



On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 10:32:20AM +0200, Slawomir Siejka wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 01:40:06AM +0200, Duncan Lithgow wrote:
> > > What format is that partition? fat can be resized, but ext cannot -
> > I wonder what the resize2fs command does, then....
> Man resize2fs:
> "The resize2fs program does not manipulate the size of partitions. If
> you wish to enlarge a filesystem, you must first make sure you can
> expand the size of the underlying partition first. This can be done
> using fdisk(8) by deleting the partition and recreating it with a larger
> size. When recreating the partition, make sure you create it with the
> same starting disk cylinder as before! Otherwise, the resize operation
> will certainly not work, and you may lose your entire filesystem."

This is exactly the same as with FAT.

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