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Old 08-27-2011, 03:30 PM   #1
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LXer: How To Extend Size Of The Storage File


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In our previous post “using a file as a storage device” adrian asked a question to us : is it possible to extend the size on the ‘filename’ file? We searched on it and figured out the answer. Let’s roll Lets say you create a file name /newfile of size 200MB and format it, after a while you want to extend the file size. To do that do the followingStep 1. Lets say you want to increase the file size by 100MBdd oflag=append conv=notrunc if=/dev/zero of=/newfile bs=1MB count=100Now, the file is 100MB larger.Step 2. Run file system check on the file

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