resizing rootfs to fit the disk

Paul Fox pgf at
Fri Mar 5 09:00:08 EST 2010

martin wrote:
 > On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:39 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at> wrote:
 > > i.e., if power fails, will
 > > the ext3 journal fix things as well as it ever does?
 > That would be my question... time to... yank that powercord!

i've only tried it once.  when the machine rebooted, i was left with
a filesystem that was bigger than it started, but not as big as it
could be.  re-running the resize finished the job.  more testing
needed, clearly.

 paul fox, pgf at

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