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Old 05-28-2008, 02:38 AM   #1
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Thumbs up increasing partitions space of root,var,tmp

Hello all
i have linux 4.6 oracle version installed on the dell 690 workststion
and i have given /root 5GB, /var 2GB, /tmp 1GB. and working on that, but now i want to install oracle on that machine for that i want to increase /root space, /tmp space, /var space. I dont know how to increase the space,
as iam a newbie to linux so can anybody help me out of this problem.waiting for ur reply.
Thanks in advance.
Old 05-28-2008, 07:15 AM   #2
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You should
a) back up all your data
b) use a tool such as gparted or qtparted or the commercial partition magic to reallocate space on your disk by changing the sizes of partitions. (This may sound obvious, but to expand those partitions, you will need to shrink others...)


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