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Old 07-21-2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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Increase size for XFS filesystem

I'm trying to increase the size for /var in the following filesystem, but can't figure out how to do it correctly. Can anyone help? thanks

[root]# df
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda1 521748 210560 284684 43% /
none 1033704 0 1033704 0% /dev/shm
/dev/hda7 104339368 1033676 103305692 1% /home
/dev/hda5 5114432 1142456 3971976 23% /usr
/dev/hda6 5114432 5114412 20 100% /var

(parted) print
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-114473.460 megabytes
Disk label type: msdos
Minor Start End Type Filesystem Flags
1 0.031 517.719 primary ext3
2 517.720 2518.000 primary linux-swap
4 2518.000 114470.969 extended
5 2518.031 7522.624 logical xfs
6 7522.655 12527.248 logical xfs
7 12527.279 114470.969 logical xfs
Old 07-22-2006, 12:33 AM   #2
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You don't seem to have any empty space into which you can expand that partition.
Old 07-22-2006, 11:49 AM   #3
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Increase size for XFS filesystem

Yes, I realized I can't expand it. But how do I reduce the size of /dev/hda7 for /home and use it for /var. thanks.


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