cvsup 7.0 STABLE checkout failure
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Sat Oct 11 08:44:47 PDT 2008
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 02:41:34AM +0530, Shakul M Hameed wrote:
> I am never going to do a Windows->FreeBSD mount as it is not required for me.
> I rather go for extra space on my FreeBSD box. Is there any method to increase
> the size of my FreeBSD partition??
Do you mean partition as in "I have separate partitions for Windows and
FreeBSD", or do you mean partition as in "I want to grow /usr to be
If the lesser: there are commercial utilities out there (such as
Partition Magic) which let you "resize" partitions. However, I cannot
stress this enough: *back up all of your data* before doing this. I
have been bit by bugs in PQMAGIC *twice* in my lifetime (the program
panic'ing at 99% and causing me to lose all of my data).
If the latter: some people will tell you about growfs(8), but I'm
not sure how reliable it is. You'll need to become familiar with
bsdlabel(8) and fdisk(8) before you can use that.
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