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Old 07-21-2011
resize2fs open: Is a directory while opening /home

Can anyone explain this error to me? I am trying to use resize2fs to resize an ext4 partition. I did unmount the partition and I don't have any files opened or anything like that. Here is the full output.

# resize2fs -p /home 3G
resize2fs 1.41.12 (17-May-2010)
open: Is a directory while opening /home

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Old 07-22-2011
After it's unmounted, /home doesn't point to any block device anymore, and thus resize2fs doesn't know where to work. Use the /dev path for the device instead.
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