QEMU: increase image size with FreeBSD partitions ...

Marc G. Fournier freebsd at hub.org
Tue Dec 9 18:35:43 PST 2008

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- --On Tuesday, December 09, 2008 10:15:45 +0100 Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> 

> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> I have FreeBSD 7 running in a QEMU VM ... works like a charm, but I'm
>> wondering  if there is some way of *increasing* the size of the image beyond
>> what I  configured it for?  I'm only finding stuff pertaining to NTFS/FAT32,
>> but  nothing about Unix in general, or FreeBSD specifically ...
>> Is there any way of doing this, or do I have to build a new, larger img, and
>> copy the data from diskA -> diskB, and reboot on diskB?  Doable, but time
>> consuming ...
> I don't think there's anything automatic but you can grow the virtual
> disk, then modify the last partition size by hand, then use growfs.

'k, that is what I figured, but how do I grow the virtual disk? I've checked 
the qemu-img man page, and there doesn't appear to be a method of doing this ...

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