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Re: [opensuse-factory] ext3 online resize
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 09:36:42 +0100
  • Message-id: <ho3b62i1gl.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Matthias Koenig <mkoenig@xxxxxxx> writes:

> Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx> writes:
>> "Claes Bäckström" <claes.backstrom@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>
>>> Is there any possibility that we will see online resize of ext3
>>> filesystems supported in 10.3 hopefully with yast?
>>
>> Let me double check first:
>>
>> ext2 is working, isn't it? So, you propose ext3 to allow the same?
>> Do the tools support it?
>
> The tools should support this since quite some time:
> Online resizing (of course only growth) is supported since Kernel 2.6.10.
> The first userland tool has been ext2online, which we have shipped as
> part of e2fsprogs. The functionality has also been merged into resize2fs
> of e2fsprogs in version 1.39. So 10.2 has them both, ext2online and
> resize2fs. Since ext2online seems to be not maintained anymore I've
> dropped this in factory.

Then let's file it as feature for the future.

Thanks for the info,
Andreas
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