[SunHELP] Growfs

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Jul 13 07:44:17 CDT 2004

" From: Naveed Ali <nav_ali at usa.net>
" I am afraid no. Without a disk management software, like veritas VM or
" Disksuite, you can not grow file system on the fly. Instead u will have to
" use format then newfs. Take backup before doing it.

not entirely true.

without disk mgmt s/w the space must be contiguous, but if you resize
a partition to include following space on the disk, you can newfs -G
it to expand the ufs into the new space.
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