[CentOS] Resizing est4 filesystem while mounted

Markus Falb

markus.falb at fasel.at
Sat Jun 23 11:37:09 UTC 2012

On 19.6.2012 06:25, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 06/18/2012 03:09 PM, Jeff Boyce wrote:
>> Well, I have never seen a reference to resize4fs before (and yes my FS is
>> ext4).  It is not on my Centos 6.2 system, and doing a little searching
>> through repositories for that specifically, or e4fsprogs, and I can't find
>> it anywhere to even try it.  Any google reference seems to point back to
>> resize2fs.  I ended up booting a live SystemRescueCD and using GParted via
>> the GUI.  My notes indicate that is what I had done previously also.  I am
>> still stumped, everything that I have read indicates that resize2fs can do a
>> live resizing on ext4 file systems.  Can anybody confirm or deny this?
> In CentOS 5.x ext4 was experimental, and there was a separate "e4fsprogs"

ext4 *is* fully supported since 5.6, but the separate e4fsprogs stayed.
Kind Regards, Markus Falb

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