"Live" resizing of a mounted partition

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at tensor.3miasto.net
Thu Oct 26 15:21:16 UTC 2006

> Is there any tools to do that while my partition is mounted (growfs does not 
> seem to allow that) ?

AFAIK - no.
umount, growfs, mount

so you have to make small root partition, and partitions for others, so 
you will be able to do this without shutdown, and (with good care) 

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