[CentOS] Partition large disk

Laurent laurent at tnpl127.net
Fri Sep 14 04:26:11 EDT 2012


Le 2012-09-14 10:07, Tony Molloy a écrit :
>
> OOPS that was fat fingers. I didn't mean to send it.
>
> I figured out parted can do the job for me but the interface is not 
> the
> best. Can't use gparted as I said I have to do this remotely.

Even if you need to do this remotely, you can use gparted through ssh 
with X11 forwarding.


> I'll certainly have a look at gdisk
>
> Sorry for the noise. I'll let  people know how I get on after the
> weekend.

If you consider resizing your RAID volumes one day, I'll recommend the 
already proposed solution: use LVM, with physical volume directly on the 
disk device. No partitionning. Why ? Because, as far as I known, parted 
developers has decided to remove the unmaintained/old code to resize 
ext* filesystems from parted.

I don't know about gdisk features. Perhaps, it can do better than 
parted...

Regards,
-- 
Laurent.


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