extend ext3 filesystem

Alexander Lazarevich alazarev at itg.uiuc.edu
Tue Jan 28 15:36:00 CST 2003


Thanks Steve,

Price is right all right.

Any idea on when kernel 2.6 will make it out?

BTW, I would use XFS if I didn't have to recompile it into the kernel 
every time I upgrade the kernel. And I need ext3 for the journal.

Alex

On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Steve Mickeler wrote:

> 
> no, you need to unmount the volume to resize.
> 
> You can pay the mega bux and get veritas volume mananger and file system
> for linux and grow & shrink online all you wish.
> 
> you dont have to use ext3 with lvm, so I dont see how ext3 can suck in
> this situation :)
> 
> anyways, both lvm and ext3 are priced right for my needs.
> 
> FYI, in kernel 2.6, online resize support is supposed to be available.
> 
> Cheers.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Alexander Lazarevich wrote:
> 
> > We've got a dell PE4600, with Rehat linux 7.3, using LVM 1.03, and kernel
> > 2.4.18-19.7.xsmp.
> >
> > I want to resize an ext3 filesystem while it is mounted. Is there any way
> > to do this? If I need to compile something into the kernel, please just
> > let me know what it is and where I can get it.
> >
> > Man, I just can't believe you can't do this while the fs is up. If you
> > can't then ext3 sucks big green donkey *****.
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Alex
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