Expand partition after raid array increase.

Mark Felder feld at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 11 17:41:51 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013, at 11:39, Joseph Mays wrote:
> I have a freebsd box with an LSI Raid controller in it. It had 4
> 3-terabyte drives configured in an 8TB array. I added a 5th drive and
> built that into the array. Of course, the amount of drive space that
> shows in operation in FreeBSD did not change, presumably because I need
> to resize the partition.
> I was trying to follow the partition resizing instructions shown here ---
> http://www.unibia.com/unibianet/freebsd/resize-your-existing-freebsd-root-partitionslice-safely-without-re-installing
> but when I do the “gpart show ” I don’t see the free space. What I do see
> is a change in the apparent overall size of the disk and a set of
> parititions that don’t add up to the new size of the disk.
> How should I be going about increasing the size of the partition?

Can you provide the output of your "gpart show" so we can see what your
current scheme looks like?

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