[Gllug] moving system from one disc to another

Andy Millar andy at andymillar.co.uk
Tue Aug 31 14:26:03 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 15:22 +0100, John Edwards wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 03:06:34PM +0100, t.clarke wrote:
> > Unfortunately the system in question uses fixed partitioning and filesystem
> > sizes.  So I don't think resize2fs will work - as the manual page says the
> > underlying partition has to be big enough.  Or am I missing something ??
> gparted (GUI for parted and other tools) is easier to use than fdisk
> and resize2fs. I don't think they can resize the root filesystem if
> you are using it, so you may need to boot from a live CD with these
> tools (Knoppix and Ubuntu 10.04 should have them).

You can - resize2fs supports online resizing.


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