resize freebsd partition

Jason Henson jason at
Thu Jan 20 21:08:11 PST 2005

On 01/20/05 01:42:19, Kamal R. Prasad wrote:
> Hello,
>  Can someone tell me how to resize the freebsd
> partition without losing any data? I have a 8GB
> freebsd partition and 1/2 GB swap and want to install
> another *bsd onto the harddisk.
> thanks
> -kamal

I don't think you can shrink, but you can grow a file system.

Do man growfs.

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