shrink /usr size

Frank Wißmann frank.wissmann41 at
Thu Mar 18 16:58:47 UTC 2010


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> 2010/3/18 Aiza <aiza21 at>
>> /usr is the last partition in the slice. It has 15GB and only 600mb used. I
>> would like to shrink /usr to 7GB leaving me 7GB for another new partition
>> for mysql DB testing. How do I shrink /usr?
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> The same question: how to extend existed one?
> I'm going to change HDD on server to a bigger one and dd from old to new,
> but in this case the space visible to FreeBSD would be the same, how to make
> it grow?

Use growfs. But that only works with an empty space after the partition 
you intend to grow. "man growfs" will give you some hints.

Greetings Frank

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