1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 5, 2013 2:40 PM by WadhahDaouehi RSS

    Extending root partition


      We have installed an Oracle VM server. We have 3 VM 's in it. In one of the machine we have installed two database.
      The root partition is 5gb. which is now 99% full.

      My question is, how can I extend the root partition.

      this is result of df-h command:

      Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
      /dev/xvda2 3.0G 2.9G 1.3M 100% /
      /dev/xvda1 92M 37M 50M 43% /boot
      tmpfs 5.4G 7.7M 5.4G 1% /dev/shm
      /dev/xvdb1 237G 201G 24G 90% /u01
      /dev/xvdd 296G 229G 53G 82% /u03

      Appreciate your help


      Edited by: dba88 on 5 Jun, 2013 6:50 PM
        • 1. Re: Extending root partition

          I have a littel experience with XEN, but when i think like a Linux administrator it is not possible to extend the disk xvda directly because the full size of disk xvda is used and you are not using the LVM concept.

          i advice you to create a new partion in the disk xvdb (xvdb2) and move your home directory to this partition (you can add the mount in the fstab file).

          I hope this can help you
          Best Regards