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Old 02-12-2010, 01:11 PM   #1
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how to increase /home directory size


Hi i am using redhat linux 4 .I want to increase the /home directory size. How can I do that.I have copied all the files into another directory. Please help thanks in advance
 
Old 02-12-2010, 01:13 PM   #2
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Do you mean the partition ?
 
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yes. i am trying to install oracle 11g and it is not getting installing and says that the space is not enough.so i want to increase the /home directory size .right now it is 4gb
 
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If it's a partition, you can use gparted to decrease the / partition, and resize the /home
Please post the output from
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Old 02-12-2010, 01:23 PM   #5
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when i typed df -h i got 3 mount points

file system size used mounted on
/dev/sda2 50g 17g /
/dev/sda1 494M 14m /boot

none 594m 0 /dev/shm..

i think no partition is made with /home ..i am sorry i am new to linux..plz help
 
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/dev/sda2 50g 17g /
Seems to me there is enough space.
You have 33 GB free.

When are you getting this error?
 
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how to increase /home directory
 
Old 03-02-2010, 04:19 AM   #8
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Do you have some sort of disk quota on your user id?
If this is the case then talk to your administrator.

Otherwise, the easiest way is to create/find an unused partition and mount it under /home. You will first need to backup the existing content of /home to this new partition before mounting it to /home! You will also need to update /etc/fstab.


Hope this helps.
 
  


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