[CentOS] Verifing: CentOS 5 cannot resize a *live* root filesystem

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Tue May 17 22:06:20 UTC 2016

Btrfs supports live shrinking of filesystem.

18.5.2016 1.00 ap. "Robert Nichols" <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net> kirjoitti:

> On 05/17/2016 02:30 PM, Robert Heller wrote:
>> Just want to verify: CentOS 5's FS utilities are too old to safely resize
>> a
>> *live* (mounted, etc.) root file system (and the CentOS 5 installer/rescue
>> system does not include either resize2fs or fsadm utilities).
> I don't know of _any_ filesystem that supports live shrinking. Live
> expansion, yes. Live shrinking, no. The C5 install/rescue CD and DVD do
> include resize2fs.
> I'm
>> *hoping* Ubuntu's 32-bit installer can deal with a non-PAE 32-bit system).
> Ubuntu is _not_ one of the few distributions that still support non-PAE
> 32-bit. From what I can find, Lubuntu and Xubuntu 12.04 were the last
> versions to support non-PAE. Sorry.
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