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Old 06-15-2011
Bug root size

can we increase root size ? (redhat 5.4)
my df -h is
#df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda3             7.8G  6.8G  621M  92% /
/dev/sda1             2.0G   50M  1.8G   3% /boot
tmpfs                 3.8G     0  3.8G   0% /dev/shm
/dev/sdc1              99G   74G   20G  79% /TSMDB
none                  3.8G  104K  3.8G   1% /var/lib/xenstored

Last edited by Scott; 06-15-2011 at 04:06 PM.. Reason: Code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 06-16-2011
Hi Ravi,
If you want to increase the root partition means my suggestion is convert your root partition to LVM then increase the LVM that is better option but u need downtime for this

Convert root filesystem to LVM |

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Old 06-16-2011
Why do you think that posting two topics on same subject will get you more valuable information? All possible ways have been covered here and in you other topic

increase root partition
# 4  
Old 06-16-2011
There is another option. If you have a specific application that requires a directory in root, you can always make a new directory and mount the files off of root.
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