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Old 09-14-2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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increase /tmp space to 1GB

How would I increase /tmp space to 1GB. Currently it has a space of /dev/hda8 497829 9049 463078 2% /tmp

I have 25GB space in /usr

I would like to take 1GB from /usr and add it to /tmp
Old 09-14-2005, 01:36 AM   #2
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Hi welcome to LQ as this is your new post.
I have requested your thread to be moved to Linux-newbie,
this where you should post questions like these.

Take some times to read the rules
and > LinuxAnswers > How To Ask a Question
(if you have not already)

Anyway, you will have to resize your partitions to increase one of them and decrease the other
(do a backup before because resizing is always risky)

You can update your profile to tell users which distribution you are using

fdisk -l will give you a list of the partitions

try the command
apropos partition
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-Newbie and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
Old 01-22-2007, 01:08 AM   #4
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Space problem

[QUOTE=gobbs]How would I increase / space to 20GB. Currently it has a space of 800 Mb /dev/hda1
I have 70GB space in /home

I would like to take 20GB from /home and add it to /

Its very urgent please let me know the solutin and i dont want ot loose any database since it is Mail server if somthing goes wrong it will be very risky..I dont wanto to be in truble please give me eventual solution.

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