How to shrink a HAMMER partition without data loss?
aly at aaronly.me
Wed Sep 27 15:23:48 PDT 2017
On Wed, 2017-09-27 at 19:32 +0800, Aaron LI wrote:
> I'm running DragonFlyBSD on a VPS, with partition scheme of boot(UFS) +
> swap + root(HAMMER) (all these 3 partitions are located in a BSD slice).
> I want to shrink the root partition (HAMMER filesystem) in order to make
> room for a bigger dump partition (*), as well as for other tests. How
> can I achieve this without data loss?
I found a discussion about resizing HAMMER filesystem on this list in
2013 , and Dillon have summarized the deficiencies and best features
of HAMMER1 .
According to the discussion there, a HAMMER1 filesystem cannot be
resized. May be HAMMER2 will support resizing.
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