Hack of the Whenever I Get Around to It

November 10, 2005

Resizing a partition

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Merck @ 1:41 am

in linux, this is hell

root@0[knoppix]# resize_reiserfs -s -7G /UNIONFS/dev/sda3
resize_reiserfs 3.6.19 (2003 http://www.namesys.com)

You are running BETA version of reiserfs shrinker.
This version is only for testing or VERY CAREFUL use.
Backup of you data is recommended.

Do you want to continue? [y/N]:y
Processing the tree: 0% left 2945….20%….40%….60%….80%….100% left 0, 7897 /sec

nodes processed (moved):
int 625 (86),
leaves 92847 (12734),
unfm 2852196 (713489),
total 2945668 (726309).

check for used blocks in truncated region

ReiserFS report:
blocksize 4096
block count 3613024 (5448032)
free blocks 659035 (2493987)
bitmap block count 111 (167)

Syncing..done

resize_reiserfs: Resizing finished successfully.

root@0[knoppix]#

GULP!!!
now restarting… i will use acronis now… enough damned lazyness

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