Can't grow disk on Google Cloud

Efraín Déctor efraindector at
Thu Aug 10 16:51:34 UTC 2017

Hello again.

El 10/08/2017 a las 11:46 a. m., Efraín Déctor escribió:
> This part however is not working:
> growfs /dev/da0p3
> It's strongly recommended to make a backup before growing the file 
> system.
> OK to grow filesystem on /dev/da0p3 from 21GB to 43GB? [yes/no] yes
> growfs: /dev/da0p3: Operation not permitted
> The command was executed as root.
> Thanks in advance.


# growfs /

Did the trick:

Filesystem         Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/gpt/rootfs     42G    1.8G     37G     5%    /
devfs              1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev

Is there a reason why growfs /dev/da0p3  didn't work?


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